Jean De La Fontaine

Poetry Books by Jean De La Fontaine

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Hare and the Tortoise Authors: Ranjit Bolt, Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
A rat, as small as you could want, Happened to spy an elephant, A mighty beast of massive frame But the rat mocked him all the same

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Fables from the Nouvelles Poésies Authors: John Metz, Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Pendragon Press
Published Date: 1986
Categories: Music
The Fables of La Fontaine enjoyed universal success from their first appearance in 1668. Fifty years later a collection of songs was published in Paris based on some of these tales set to vaudeville tunes and other simple airs. For th is new edition of these unknown settings the author has written an extensive historical introduction, translated all the texts into English, and provided invaluable suggestions on performance practice. A delightful and witty addition to the concert repertory.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Fifty More Fables of La Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Literary Criticism
These wonderfully wrought moral tales will as easily charm children with bright and basic truths as they will delight adults drawn to their reflectively subtle, sophisticated facets of wit and wisdom.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Rich Man and the Shoemaker Authors: Brian Wildsmith, Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published Date: 2008-01
Categories: Fables, French
A happy shoemaker - who sings beautifully while he works - is stopping his wealthy but miserable neighbour from sleeping. So the rich man hatches a plan to put an end to the shoemaker's sunny disposition. But how can a bag of gold coins steal the music from the shoemaker's life?The simple message of this La Fontaine fable - that cheerfulness is worth more than any amount of accumulated riches - is gloriously told in this lovely picture book from Brian Wildsmith, an internationally acclaimed writer and artist for children. His simple words and sumptuous illustrations bring a freshness to this timeless fable and the stunning new cover design and imaginative interior typography will delight a whole new generation of young Wildsmith fans.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Tales from Boccaccio Authors: Jean De La Fontaine
Publisher:
Published Date: 2013-10
Categories:
This is a new release of the original 1947 edition.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Tales and Novels in Verse Authors: Jean De La Fontaine
Publisher:
Published Date: 2017-11-27
Categories:
Tales and Novels in Verse - Vol. 1 is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1896. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Complete Fables of Jean de la Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine, Norman B. Spector
Publisher:
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Fables, English
Presents the original French version of each fable, along with a new English translation which preserves the meter, line length, and rhyme scheme of the original

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The North Wind and the Sun Authors: Jean de La Fontaine, Brian Wildsmith
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published Date: 1999-11
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
The sun is able to achieve with his gentle warmth a task the north wind could not perform with all his strength.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Premier Authors: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
Published Date: 2009-01
Categories: History
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Complete Fables of La Fontaine Authors: Jean De La Fontaine
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Published Date: 2011-11
Categories: Fiction
Originally written to entertain the young son of King Louis XIV, this illustrated collector's edition of the author's classic work presents Aesop's fables and other moral tales in poem form whose characters also depict French society at the time.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Speak of the Devil Authors: Jean La Fontaine, Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published Date: 1998-02-12
Categories: Religion
Professor La Fontaine's investigation of satanic abuse in England includes a detailed analysis of a number of actual cases.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Fifty Fables of La Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine, Norman R. Shapiro, Alan James Robinson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date: 1997-01-01
Categories: Literary Criticism
Engravings enhance sevennteenth-century French tales that, inspired by Aesop, offer moral lessons

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book La Fontaine's Fables Choisies (Classic Reprint) Authors: Jean de la Fontaine
Publisher:
Published Date: 2016-07-23
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Excerpt from La Fontaine's Fables Choisies Now nothing is easier than to see from a careful perusal of the author's works that he was neither modest, nor simple, nor na'if. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Original Fables of La Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: SC Active Business Development Srl
Published Date: 2016-10-13
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
The fables were written and first published in the 17th century. They portray humans' behaviour in the society. The subject of each of the Fables is often common property of many ages and races. What gives La Fontaine's Fables their rare distinction is the freshness in narration, the deftness of touch, the unconstrained suppleness of metrical structure, the unfailing humor of the pointed the consummate art of their apparent artlessness.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Rich Man and the Shoemaker Authors: Bernadette Watts, Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: North South Books
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
When a wealthy neighbor tempts him with a chest full of riches, a poor but cheerful shoemaker is so burdened with worry about his wealth that he decides to return it.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Fables of La Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine, Elizur Wright
Publisher:
Published Date: 2014-01-20
Categories: Poetry
Fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Complete Fables of Jean de La Fontaine Authors: Jean La Fontaine
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date: 2010-10-01
Categories: Literary Criticism
Inspired new translations of the work of one of the world's greatest fabulists Told in an elegant style, Jean de la Fontaine's (1621-95) charming 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 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 Galantière Prize by the American Translators Association, 2008.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book The Complete Tales and Trifles of Jean de La Fontaine Authors: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher:
Published Date: 2011-06-01
Categories: Fiction
De la Fontaine's 'Contes et Nouvelles' (often misleadingly translated as 'Tales and Novels') are very different from his famous fables, being saucy stories in verse, mainly drawn from Italian sources. They were hugely popular in the seventeenth century for their literary raciness, and quickly translated into several languages, including English. This is a new edition (not a scan) of a complete early translation in two volumes; it includes nine modest black-and-white illustrations.

Jean De La Fontaine Books, Jean De La Fontaine poetry book Complete Tales in Verse Authors: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Psychology Press
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Literary Criticism
Racy tales in verse based on stories in Boccaccio, Rabelais, Ariosto, and other classic writers, Jean de La Fontaine's Complete Tales in Verse are here translated for the first time since the nineteenth century.



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