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La Fontaine, Jean de 1621-1695

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Fables choisies mises en vers by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

2,084 editions published between 1 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 5,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of fable poems of Jean de La Fontaine
The fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

1,434 editions published between 1647 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 5,375 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."
The fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

157 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, p, e, i, s
Some tales of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

597 editions published between 1666 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Fontaine : selected fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

52 editions published between 1913 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,831 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 complete fables of Jean de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,460 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
La Fontaine's bawdy : of libertines, louts, and lechers : translations from the Contes et nouvelles en vers by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

294 editions published between 1662 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,336 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
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,158 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
Oeuvres complètes by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

135 editions published between 1817 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,152 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]
The North Wind and the Sun; a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 1,139 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 fables of Jean de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

325 editions published between 1770 and 2014 in 35 languages and held by 1,074 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
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 996 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 rich man and the shoe-maker : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 918 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 miller, the boy, and the donkey by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Thai and held by 878 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 )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Œuvres de J. de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

242 editions published between 1729 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OEuvres diverses by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

107 editions published between 1724 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"contient Poèmes Théâtre
Contes et nouvelles by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

167 editions published between 1669 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The fablesThe fables of La FontaineSome tales of La FontaineLa Fontaine : selected fablesThe complete fables of Jean de La FontaineLa Fontaine's bawdy : of libertines, louts, and lechers : translations from the Contes et nouvelles en versThe lion and the rat : a fableThe North Wind and the Sun; a fable