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Fables

Author: Marie, de France; Harriet Spiegel; Medieval Academy of America.
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1994.
Series: Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprising the 103 tales that form the earliest extant vernacular collection of fables from western Europe, this edition captures the fresh and lively tone of Marie de France's text. This is a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Marie, de France; Marie, de France
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie, de France; Harriet Spiegel; Medieval Academy of America.
ISBN: 080207636X 9780802076366
OCLC Number: 31287018
Language Note: Fables in Old French with English translations on opposite pages.
Notes: Co-published by: Medieval Adacemy of America.
Description: viii, 282 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Author and Date --
Marie de France and the Fable Tradition --
Marie's Contribution --
Earlier Editions of the Fables --
The Text --
The Translation --
French Titles --
English Titles --
The Fables.
Series Title: Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, 32.
Other Titles: Fables.
Responsibility: Marie de France ; edited and translated by Harriet Spiegel.

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