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La Fontaine, Jean de 1621-1695

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

2,221 editions published between 1647 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 11,460 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
Contes et nouvelles en vers by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

968 editions published between 1666 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Jean de La Fontaine's works of fables and tales
Fables de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

1,276 editions published between 1758 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

30 célèbres fables choisies pour leur simplicité et leur accessibilité. Un album qui intéressera aussi bien les enfants, les parents et les enseignants
Fables choisies mises en vers by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

587 editions published between 1668 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of fables by the French storyteller, retold in German
La Fontaine : selected fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

65 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Fontaine's verse fables turned the traditional folktales derived from Aesop and a range of Oriental sources into some of the greatest, and best-loved, poetic work in French. His versions of stories such as 'The Hare and the Tortoise' and 'The Wolf and the Lamb' are witty and sophisticated, satirizing human nature in miniature dramas in which the outcome is always unpredictable. The behaviour of both animals and humans is usually centred on deception and cooperation (or the lackof it), as they cheat and fight each other, arguing about life and death, property and food, in an astonishing vari
The North Wind and the Sun : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 1,050 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 lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,034 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
Fables choisies by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

369 editions published between 1668 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souvent teintées d'humour et porteuses d'une morale, les Fables furent publiées en 12 livres entre 1668 et 1694. Elles puisent essentiellement leur source chez d'autres fabulistes ou dans des récits populaires. Une sélection de près de 60 fables et une présentation de La Fontaine et de l'art de la fable
The fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in English and French and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich man and the shoe-maker : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 900 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 fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 897 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 Brian Wildsmith( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 800 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 )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and Hebrew and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Children's literature for dramatization : an anthology by Geraldine Brain Siks( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic stories and verse are collected for performance by children
Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

205 editions published between 1669 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Arabic and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fifty verse fables by seventeenth-century poet Jean de La Fontaine in side-by-side French and English
OEuvres diverses by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

40 editions published between 1729 and 1973 in French and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contient Poèmes Théâtre
Oeuvres complètes by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

44 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in French and held by 474 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]
Discours à Madame de la Sablière (sur l'âme des animaux) by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

34 editions published between 1938 and 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1796 and 2014 in French and English and held by 426 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
 
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Contes et nouvelles en versFables de La FontaineFables choisies mises en versLa Fontaine : selected fablesThe North Wind and the Sun : a fableThe lion and the rat : a fableFables choisiesThe rich man and the shoe-maker : a fable
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