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The Fables of La Fontaine (Dodo Press)

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. W. M Gibbs (Editor), Elizur Wright (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11675972M
    ISBN 101406525650
    ISBN 109781406525656
    OCLC/WorldCa156807165


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The Fables of La Fontaine (Dodo Press) by Jean de La Fontaine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jean de La Fontaine ( ) was born at Chateau-Thierry in the Champagne region of France, and is probably the most widely read French poet of the seventeenth century. He counted Racine and Moliere among his close friends and was elected to the Academie Francaise in His Fables, the first of six books published inwas a great success and continue to be taught widely /5(4).

Jean de la Fontaine (–) is the author of the four-volume Tales and Novels in Verse, but it was the Fables, which went through thirty-seven printings in his lifetime, that brought him lasting fame. Craig Hill, an editor and architect, fell in love with la Fontaine’s Fables in the mids when he was a young man.

He and his wife, Heather, live in Lincoln, Massachusetts/5(4). La fontaine fables choisies = The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Jean de La Fontaine The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine were issued in several volumes from to They are classics of French literature.

Divided into 12 books, there are of the Fables, varying in length from a few lines to some hundred, those written later being as a rule longer than the earlier/5. From the Publisher: Jean de la Fontaine was one of the few great poets of his age and is justly famous for his fables.

He was a vivid story-teller, who drew his material from the great stories of Aesop, putting them for the first time into verse.

Many of the fables are moral allegories with animals mirroring human folly and behavior/5(2). The Fables of La Fontaine Hardcover – January 1, by Marianne (trans.) Moore (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. Book 2 of Jeunesse-Scolaire-Classiques pour tous. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — HardcoverReviews: 1. The Fables of La Fontaine enjoyed universal success from their first appearance in Fifty years later a collection of songs was published in Paris based on some of these tales set to vaudeville tunes and other simple airs.

For th is new edition of these unknown settings the author has written an extensive historical introduction, translated all the texts into English, and provided. Jean de La Fontaine was a French poet and fabulist, who lived and worked during the XVII century.

For special contributions to French literature he was elected to the French Academy of Sciences in Published inthe collection of fables brought La Fontaine international fame.

His second collection of fables, containing five books, La Fontaine published inwith a dedication to Madame de Montespan; the previous six books were republished at the same time, revised, and enlarged.

The twelfth book was not added till many years after, and proved, in fact, the song of the dying swan. The Fables of La Fontaine Translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury and Illustrated by Gustave Doré Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Fables, French -- Translations into English Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: THE FABLES of La Fontaine are known universally and exhibit the versatility and fecundity of the author's talent more fully than any of his other work. For his edition of THE FABLES, La Fontaine, the great French poet took inspiration from Aesop, Horace, Boccaccio and Ariosto and Tasso, Machiavelli's comedies, and Eastern stories that in his.

This edition of The Fables of La Fontaine A New Edition. With Notes by Jean de La Fontaine is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition.

Product Details; About the Author; Product Details. ISBN Publisher: Blurb: Publication date: Pages: Inspired new translations of the work of one of the world's greatest fabulists. Told in an elegant style, Jean de la Fontaine's () charming animal fables depict sly foxes and scheming cats, vain birds and greedy wolves, all of which subtly express his penetrating insights into French society and the beasts found in all of by: The Fables of La Fontaine - One of Numbered Copies Illustrated by Auguste Delierre Finely Bound and Extra Illustrated With Over Two Hundred Additional Engravings LA FONTAINE, Jean de.

The Fables of La Fontaine. Translated from the French. With twenty-five original etchings by A. Delierre. Boston: Roberts Brothers, Edition De Luxe. The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine are French masterpieces: fables in twelve books. Here is an English adaptation. The first six books are in the main adapted from the work known as Fables of Aesop, with fables of Babrius and Phaedrus also.

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Fables of La Fontaine — a New Edition, with Notes. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other. This book brings together over one hundred of Jean de La Fontaine's best-loved fables for children, in a magnificent new English translation by C. Moore (author of In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World).

There are full colour illustrations throughout. ‎According to Wikipedia: "Jean de La Fontaine (July 8, – Ap ) was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.

According to Flaubert, he was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language before Hu.

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Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print The fables of La Fontaine, tr. [in verse] by E. Wright Smith's standard libr: Author: Jean de La Fontaine: Translated by: Elizur Wright: Published: The Fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine starting at $ The Fables of La Fontaine has 10 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Make Offer - Fables De La Fontaine De Grandville illust. hard back gilded edge French [Gustave Doré] La Fontaine’s Fables Amies’ Standard Art Edition $ In this wonderful, vigorously contemporary translation, Craig Hill has captured the liveliness, satiric wit, and poetic beauty that made Jean de la Fontaine famous during his lifetime and his Fables celebrated as a masterwork of world literature ever since.

Despite la Fontaine’s deceptively modest claim that all he intended was to put the moral tales of Aesop and other ancient fabulists into Released on: Novem ‎If deep wisdom, gentle satire, polite cynicism, and, above all, irresistible humour are qualities which make a book attractive then La Fontaine's Fables should be in the hands of all.

Their charm is two-fold; for whilst they induce pleasurable reflection in the reader they delight him by the gaiety.

Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. According to Flaubert, he was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language before Hugo. A set of postage stamps celebrating La Fontaine and the Fables was issued by France in /5.

Among La Fontaine's most famous works are his collections of fables, issued in several volumes between and The earliest of these books, from which the current collection was drawn, were mostly adapted from the works of.

The fables of La Fontaine, tr. [in verse, mainly by R. Thomson]. animals appear bear beast behold better bird blow body BOOK bring brought called changed common court cried danger dead death eyes Fable fair fall fate father fear fell fool formed fortune gain gave give gods hand happy head hear heard heart Heaven hold hope hundred keep kind.

Fables - Ebook written by Jean de La Fontaine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fables.

Norman R. Shapiro has been translating La Fontaine’s fables for over twenty years, capturing the original work’s lively mix of plain and archaic language. This newly complete translation is destined to set the English standard for this work.

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The Fables of La Fontaine. La Fontaine. (Delierre, illustrator) /Deliere, illustrator. "The Hare and the Tortoise and Other Fables of La Fontaine" offered a different variation of the fables that I have read in the past.

I have read the original "Tortoise and the Hare" fable. This particular version was a little different in more than just the title.3/5.

The Fables of La Fontaine The fables listed below are not necessarily an analysis of a fable by Jean de La Fontaine ( – ). A few have been used to reflect current events. I usually list or quote the Æsopic equivalent of a fable by La Fontaine.

If so, I. At the age of 16, Gustave Doré was the highest-paid illustrator in France. Twenty years later, inat the peak of his artistic genius, he produced magnificent illustrations for Jean de La Fontaine's witty and high polished Fables ― poems and timeless tales with charming images of country folk and animal life, as well as heroes from Greek mythology and creatures from f/5.

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La Fontaine wrote these fables in the 's, and they are based on the Pachatantra of India and the fables of Aesop. These poems are rhyming and contain morals. The book contains 19 poems, mostly about animals, and the translator took some "poetic license" to make the poems more friendly to today's readers/5.

Vintage Children Book - Fables De La Fontaine By Grund - Illustrations by Jiri Trnka - French Fables lunapurpurie. From shop lunapurpurie. out of 5 stars () reviews. Sale Price $ $ $ Original Price $ (20% off). Jean de La Fontaine (UK: / ˌ l æ f ɒ n ˈ t ɛ n,-ˈ t eɪ n /, US: / ˌ l ɑː f ɒ n ˈ t eɪ n, l ə- ˌ l ɑː f oʊ n ˈ t ɛ n /, French: [ʒɑ̃ d(ə) la fɔ̃tɛn]; 8 July – 13 April ) was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.

He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe Born: 8 SeptemberChâteau-Thierry, Champagne. La Fontaine, he added, may never have told a lie in his life.

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