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The complete fables of La Fontaine

a new translation in verse

by Jean de La Fontaine

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Published by Arcade Pub. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the French by Craig Hill ; illustrations by Edward Sorel.
ContributionsHill, Craig., Sorel, Edward, 1929-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1811.E3 H55 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16992056M
ISBN 109781559708968
LC Control Number2008031190
OCLC/WorldCa225870370

Norman R. Shapiro has been translating La Fontaines fables for over twenty years, capturing the original works lively mix of plain and archaic language. This newly complete translation is destined to set the English standard for this work.   Read "Complete Tales & Novels Fables in Rhyme" by Jean de La Fontaine available from Rakuten Kobo. Contents The Tales and Novels of J. de La Fontaine CONTENTS LA FONTAINE'S LIFE PREFACE Joconde T Brand: AGEB Publishing.

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  Norman R. Shapiro has been translating La Fontaine's fables for over twenty years, capturing the original work's lively mix of plain and archaic language. This newly complete translation is destined to set the English standard for this work. Awarded the Lewis Galanti\u00e8re Prize by the American Translators Association, show more4/5(K). Jean de La Fontaine (UK: / ˌ l æ f ɒ n ˈ t ɛ n,-ˈ t eɪ n /, US: / ˌ l ɑː f ɒ n ˈ t eɪ n, l ə-, ˌ l ɑː f oʊ n ˈ t ɛ n /, French: [ʒɑ̃ d(ə) la fɔ̃tɛn]; 8 July – 13 April ) was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe.


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Miscellaneous writings and the Contes. La Fontaine’s many miscellaneous writings include much occasional verse in a great variety of poetic forms and dramatic or pseudodramatic pieces such as his first published work, L’Eunuque (), and Climène (), as well as poems on subjects as different as Adonis (, revised ), La Captivité de saint Malc (), and Le Quinquina ().

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