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La Fontaine, Jean de 1621-1695

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Fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

1,396 editions published between 1 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,668 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
Some tales of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

394 editions published between 1668 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though they were first written over 300 years ago, this is the first complete English translation of Jean de La Fontaine's comedic classic Contes et nouvelles en vers. Both sexually charged and wickedly funny, La Fontaine's Tales will surprise readers who know him only from his work on fables for children. Though the writing is more suggestive than vulgar, it still has the power to shock readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits these poems. Included are nearly seventy illustrations dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, many of them rare, as well as extensive commentary by the editor."--Jacket
La Fontaine : selected fables by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

50 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,645 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 fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

47 editions published between 1933 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,093 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 )

24 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 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 complete fables of Jean de la Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 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
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 962 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 )

37 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 940 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 )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 834 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 3 languages and held by 798 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 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic stories and verse are collected for performance by children
The fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

58 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

46 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OEuvres diverses by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

62 editions published between 1729 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"contient Poèmes Théâtre
Fifty fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 508 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 423 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."
Old man Whickutt's donkey by Mary Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 421 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
Discours à Madame de la Sablière (sur l'âme des animaux) by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

24 editions published between 1938 and 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

122 editions published between 1669 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Some tales of La FontaineLa Fontaine : selected fablesThe North Wind and the Sun; a fableThe lion and the rat : a fableThe complete fables of Jean de la FontaineThe fox and the storkThe rich man and the shoe-maker : a fableThe miller, the boy, and the donkey