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La Fontaine, Jean de 1621-1695

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The fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

2,845 editions published between 1 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 10,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bag of gold given to a poor but cheerful shoemaker by a rich man causes the cobbler so much worry that he returns it
The fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

1,581 editions published between 1647 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sixty fables by seventeenth-century French poet, Jean de La Fontaine including "The Grasshopper and the Ant," "The Two Mules," and "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse."
Contes et nouvelles en vers by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

853 editions published between 1662 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Contes, écrits entre 1660 et 1693, sont illustrés par 57 dessins au lavis de bistre et par 15 tableaux de couleurs de J. H. Fragonard. Les illustrations sont complétées par 54 dessins et gravures du XVIIIe siècle
Oeuvres complètes by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

503 editions published between 1724 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette nouvelle édition se distingue surtout par un appareil critique nettement enrichi et par une étude sur "La Fontaine et ses illustrateurs". Précisons que sont reproduites pour chaque fable, l'illustration qui l'accompagnait dans ses premières éditions. On retrouve aussi en appendice le ##Discours sur la fable## de Houdar de La Motte, l'##Eloge de La Fontaine## de Chamfort, le ##Second éloge de La Fontaine## de La Harpe et l'##Essai sur les fables## de Taine. [SDM]
La Fontaine : selected fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

56 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Fontaine (1621-95) is best known for his comic and delightful fables. This lively new translation of the most famous among them captures the wit and nuances of the original. The selection - of 110 of the 240 Fables - spans La Fontaine's long writing life and shows his progression from short, charming children's tales to longer, more philosophical fables. The parallel French text, scholarly introduction, and detailed notes and appendices make it ideal both for students and for all lovers of poetry
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a small rat is the only animal capable of saving the life of the King of the Beasts
The North Wind and the Sun; a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Sun and the North Wind observe the traveler below, they make a wager to see which one can make the man remove his coat. A simple version of the fable that says gentleness may conquer where force fails
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a stork finds a way to outwit the fox that tricked him
The miller, the boy, and the donkey by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Thai and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miller who tries to please everyone eventually decides he should have made up his own mind in the first place
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and French and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

248 editions published between 1669 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

139 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keuze uit de oorspronkelijk van 1668-1694 verschenen "Fables"
Contes et nouvelles by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

191 editions published between 1665 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fables of Jean de la Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fables of Jean de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming and elegant, Jean de La Fontaine's (1621-1695) 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 us. Norman R. Shapiro has been translating La Fontaine's fables for over twenty years, capturing the original works' lively mix of plain and archaic language. This newly complete collection is destined to set the English standard for the oeuvre of one of the world's greatest fabulists
Old man Whickutt's donkey by Mary Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of La Fontaine's fable, a man, a boy, and a donkey, enroute to the miller with a sack of corn, are criticized by their neighbors no matter who walks and who rides
Fables. Contes et nouvelles by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

70 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hare and the tortoise and other fables of La Fontaine by Ranjit Bolt( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fables by La Fontaine, including "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," "The Rat and the Elephant," and "The Grasshopper and the Ant."
Tales and novels of J. de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

30 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tales and Novels of J. De La Fontaine is a wonderful introduction to the French author. Many of La Fontaine's best known tales are available in this volume
 
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The fablesContes et nouvelles en versLa Fontaine : selected fablesThe lion and the rat : a fableThe North Wind and the Sun; a fableThe fox and the storkThe miller, the boy, and the donkeyThe hare and the tortoise