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The complete fables of Jean de La Fontaine

Author: Jean de La Fontaine; Norman R Shapiro; David Schorr
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told in an elegant style, Jean de La Fontaine's (1621-1695) charming animal fables depict sly foxes and scheming cats, vain birds and greedy wolves, all of which subtly express his penetrating  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Named Person: Jean de La Fontaine; Jean de La Fontaine
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean de La Fontaine; Norman R Shapiro; David Schorr
ISBN: 9780252091674 0252091671
OCLC Number: 811410308
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 460 p. :) ill.
Other Titles: Fables.
Responsibility: translated by Norman R. Shapiro ; introduction by John Hollander ; illustrations by David Schorr.

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