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by Jean de La Fontaine,James Michie,Geoffrey Grigson
Selected Fables Hardcover. Jean de la Fontaine (1621-95) freely plundered the works of Aesop, Phaedrus, Bidpai and others to transform the world's great fables into charming poems of astonishing originality, wit and verve.
Selected Fables Hardcover. Aesop's Fables (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback. Here he depicts lions, frogs, donkeys, rats, insects, birds and wily foxes in situations that reveal the quirks, follies and frailties he observed in humankind.
Imprint: Penguin Classics. Published: 30/03/2006. J. Grandville (Illustrator).
Author: Jean de La Fontaine. 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. Selected Fables by Jean de La Fontaine (Paperback, 2006). Brand new: lowest price.
Selected Fables (Paperback). Published 1982 by Penguin Books. Penguin Classics, Paperback, 142 pages. Author(s): Jean de La Fontaine, Geoffrey Grigson (Introduction). James Michie (Translation). ISBN: 0140443762 (ISBN13: 9780140443769).
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Jean de La Fontaine, J. Michie. The most famous fabulist after Aesop, the French poet Jean de la Fontaine published his three collections of fables in the second half of the seventeenth century, and found that not only had he an instant popular success on his hands; he happened to have written a literary masterpiece as well. Though not specifically composed for the young, these tales have a freshness and vividness which continue to appeal to children today, while the psychological astuteness of the author and the wit and elegance of his style will impress adults as well.
This is a treasure- the classic fables in verse by Jean de la Fontaine peerlessly illustrated by the the great caricaturist, .
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (December 10, 2001)
Pages: 176 pages