François Pitavy


Ouvrages scientifiques

  • William Faulkner, Le bruit et la fureur, Gallimard, Collection Folio (Paris, 2001).
  • Traduction revue, préface et notes de William Faulkner, Si je t'oublie, Jérusalem, Gallimard, Collection L'Imaginaire (Paris, 2001).
  • Traduction revue, préface et notes de William Faulkner, Absalon, Absalon!, Gallimard, Collection L'Imaginaire (Paris, 2000).
  • Edition avec A. Bleikasten et Michel Gresset de Faulkner : Oeuvres romanesques III, Gallimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (Paris, 2000).
  • Edition avec A. Bleikasten de Faulkner: Oeuvres romanesques II, Galllimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (Paris, 1995).
  • Oublier Jérusalem : The Wild Palms de William Faulkner, Didier (Paris, 1988).
  • Faulkner's Light in August, Indiana UP (Bloomington/London, 1973).


  • Faulkner : Oeuvres romanesques IV, Didier Coupaye, Alain Geoffroy, Claude Lévy, François Pitavy, Jacques Pothier, eds., Gallimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (Paris) . A paraître.
  • 'Is Faulkner Green? The Wilderness as Aporia', in Faulkner and Ecology (Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 2003), UP of Mississippi (Jackson, 2005).
  • 'De The Wild Palms à Si je t'oublie, Jérusalem : quelques réflexions sur la retraduction du Faulkner, Palimpsestes 15, Pourquoi donc retraduire?', Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris, 2004), pp. 153-167.
  • 'From Middle Passage to Holocaust: The Black Body as a Site of Memory', Sites of Memory in American Literatures and Cultures, ed., Udo J. Hebel, Universitätsverlag, C. Winter (Heidelberg, 2003), pp. 51-63.
  • 'La première messe en Amérique (1850) : lecture d'un tableau de Pharamond Blanchard', Les débuts de siècles, ed., Terence McCarthy, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, 2000), pp. 177-190.
  • 'Let us Now Praise Famous Women: Kaye Gibbons's Song for a Deceased Mother, from Ellen Foster to Sights Unseen', Jan Nordby Gretlund, ed., The Southern State of Mind, University of South Carolina Press (1999), pp. 161-174.
  • 'Faulkner's Reception in France' The Translations of Faulkner in Europe, ed., Rosella Mamoli Zorzi, University of Venice (Venise, 1998), pp. 11-21.
  • 'Revision and Translation in William Faulkner's If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem', Le Traduzioni Italiane di William Faulkner, ed., Sergio Perosa, Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (Venise, 1998), pp.165-175.
  • 'Sostenuto e ostinato: La petite musique de Kaye Gibbons', Europe, Nouvelles voix du Sud : Après Faulkner (avril 1997), pp. 175-187.
  • 'Prohibition in William Faulkner's Sanctuary : Motif and Metaphor ', Etudes faulknériennes I, Sanctuary (Rennes, 1996), pp. 47-52.
  • 'From Landscape to Landmark to Park: The Americanization of the Southern Landscape', Tony Badger, Walter Edgar, and Jan Nordby Gretlund, eds., Southern Landscapes, Stauffenberg (Tübingen, 1996).
  • 'Writing in Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude, Writing out Strange Interlude', Udo J. Hebel and Karl Ortseifen, eds., Transatlantic Encounters: Studies in European-American Relations. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier (1995), pp. 269-278.
  • 'History and Fiction: Family Quarrel / Family Reunion', Lothar Hönnighausen and Valeria Gennaro Lerda, eds., Rewriting the South: History and Fiction, Francke Verlag (Tübingen/Basel, 1993), pp. 47-61.
  • 'William Faulkner and Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Fictional Conversation', Waldemar Zacharasiewicz, ed., Faulkner, His Contemporaries, and His Posterity. Francke Verlag (Tübingen/Basel, 1993), pp. 336-348.
  • 'Painter Without a Paint Box: Metavision in Faulkner's Fiction', Agostino Lombardo, ed., The Artist and his Masks: William Faulkner's Metafiction, Bulzoni Editore (Rome, 1992), pp. 89-107.
  • 'Walker Percy's Brave New World: The Thanatos Syndrome', Jan Nordby Gretlund and Karl-Heinz Westarp, eds., Walker Percy: Novelist and Philosopher, UP of Mississippi (Jackson and London, 1991), pp. 177-188.
  • 'Some remarks on Negation and Denegation in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!', Lothar Hönnighausen, ed., Faulkner's Discourse : An Interna-tional Symposium, Max Niemeyer Verlag (Tübingen, 1989), pp. 25-32.
  • 'William Faulkner and the American Dream: A Furious Affirmation', Michel Gresset & Kenzaburo Ohashi, eds., Faulkner: After the Nobel Prize, Yamaguchi Publishing House (Kyoto,1987), pp. 74-87.
  • "'Anything but Earth': The Disastrous and Necessary Sartoris Game", Arthur F. Kinney, ed., Critical Essays on William Faulkner: The Sartoris Family, G. K. Hall (Boston, 1985), pp. 267-73.
  • 'The Narrative Voice and Function of Shreve: Remarks on the Production of Meaning in Absalom, Absalom!', Elisabeth Muhlenfeld, ed., William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Critical Casebook, Garland (New York and London, 1984), pp. 189-205.
  • 'Idiocy and Idealism: A Reflection on the Faulknerian Idiot', Michel Gresset and Patrick Samway, S.J., eds., Faulkner and Idealism: Perspectives from Paris, UP of Mississippi (Jackson,1983), pp. 97-111.
  • 'The Gothicism of Absalom, Absalom!', Doreen Fowler and Ann J. Abadie, eds., A Cosmos of my Own: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1980, UP of Mississippi (Jackson, 1981), pp. 199-226.