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Les jongleurs de mots : de François Villon à Raymond Devos

By Patrice Delbourg

Dans «Les Jongleurs de mots», Patrice Delbourg a réuni tous ceux qui, de François Villon à Raymond Devos, ont fait valser los angeles langue et chanter l'impertinence...
Dans une somme de six hundred pages, qui court docket du Moyen Age aux années Mitterrand, il rend un bel hommage à tous ceux, poètes, romanciers, moralistes, comiques, paroliers, chansonniers, dramaturges, qui, même si certains d'entre eux se sont suicidés, l'ont aidé à ne jamais désespérer...tous portraiturés à los angeles pointe nice, avec un gai savoir. (Jérôme Garcin - Le Nouvel Observateur du 18 décembre 2008)

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François Rabelais, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Jacques Perret, Michel Audiard... Les tragiques absolus : ils cotisaient à los angeles fratrie des misanthropes, leur life s'est achevée par un boum. André Frédérique, Chaval, Jacques Rigaut, Romain Gary... Les euphoriques de l'aphorisme : leurs maximes sont des objets d'orfèvrerie, des projectiles imparables que l'ironiste tire sur sa cible. Alfred Capus, Félix Fénéon, Jules Renard, Jean Yanne... Les princes sans rire : passés soigneusement à côté du bonheur, il ne leur suffit pas de mettre les rieurs de leur côté. Léon Bloy, Paul Léautaud, Emil Cioran, Louis Calaferte... Paroliers et chansonniers, poètes et romanciers, aphoristes et fabulistes... Six siècles d'impertinence s'affichent ici en majesté. Entrer dans le cercle des jongleurs disparus !

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