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La Fontaine : selected fables.

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Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) French poet, whose FABLES rank among the masterpieces of world literature. His FABLES CHOISIES MISES EN VERS, usually called 'La Fontaine Fables', were published over the last 25 years of his life. The first volume appeared when the author was 47. The book includes some 240 poems and timeless stories of countryfolk, heroes from Greek mythology, and familiar beasts from the fables of Aesop.

James Michie was born in 1927. His publications include translations of The Odes of Horace, The Poems of Catullus and The Epigrams of Martial.

First published between 1668 and 1693, the Fables of La Fontaine rank among the masterpieces of French literature.

Find nearly any book by Jean De La Fontaine (page 11. by Jean De La Fontaine, James Michie.

Find nearly any book by Jean De La Fontaine (page 11). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780140443769 (978-0-14-044376-9) Softcover, Penguin Classics, 1982. Find signed collectible books: 'Selected Fables (Penguin Classics)'. Fables: Choix de fables, Livres 1 Ã 12. by Jean De La Fontaine.

Author: Jean de La Fontaine. James Michie was born in 1927. The author depicts lions, frogs, donkeys, rats, insects, birds and wily foxes in situations that reveal the quirks, follies and frailties he observed in humankind. Country of Publication.

Selected Fables of Jean de la Fontaine. They often take a kind of dual subject form, . the this and the that, the Cicada and the Ant, the Crow and the Fox, the Wolf and the Lamb. James Michie's translation is according ton Geoffrey Grigson who introduces this volume the best one. Select Format: Hardcover. But I do not feel it really succeeds as poetry. I read the little one- dimensional stories as prose.

The selected fables presented here (apparently, the book includes about half of de la Fontaine's fabulist output) are .

The selected fables presented here (apparently, the book includes about half of de la Fontaine's fabulist output) are prefaced by a very nice academic essay on the author, which really helps place the writing in context. There are also liberal endnotes mentioning the source (if known), and references found in each fable. Grandville's illustrations may well be the best part of the book.

A collection of the world's most beloved fables Jean de la Fontaine popularized some of our most loved . James Michie's earthy translations capture the friendly brio, nimble comedy, and jaunty wisdom of the original.

A collection of the world's most beloved fables Jean de la Fontaine popularized some of our most loved proverbial tales, including ?The Hare and the Tortoise? and ?The Hen Who Laid Golden Eggs,? transforming the world's great fables into charming works of astonishing originality, wit, and verve. Black-and-white line drawings by J. J. Grandville introduce each fable. ru 990. Похожие книги: Fables, a selection, with notes by A. Schneider.

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La Fontaine: Selected Fables ebook
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