Animal Fables from Aesop: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Barbara McclintockAnimal Fables from Aesop: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Barbara Mcclintock

Animal Fables from Aesop: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

byBarbara Mcclintock

Hardcover | April 23, 2012

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Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of this classic depiction of Aesop on stage, here, in all their wisdom and humor, are the best of these timeless fables, selected and adapted by Barbara McClintock, and illustrated in her inimitable nineteenth-century anthropomorphic style.
This collection contains the artist's interpretations of nine fables, including such familiar ones as "The Fox and the Grapes," and a fine selection of lesser-known examples, "The Wolf and the Lamb" and "The Crow and the Peacocks. "All are revitalized by McClintock's uncanny ability to capture humanity, with all its strengths and weaknesses, in the expressions of her exquisitely drawn costumed creations.
Filled with the delicacy of line that has come to be her trademark, these images are bound to please readers of all ages as well as collectors of fables for generations to come.
Though many modern scholars dispute his existence, Aesop's life was chronicled by first century Greek historians who wrote that Aesop, or Aethiop, was born into Greek slavery in 620 B.C. Freed because of his wit and wisdom, Aesop supposedly traveled throughout Greece and was employed at various times by the governments of Athens and Co...
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Title:Animal Fables from Aesop: Twentieth Anniversary EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:April 23, 2012Publisher:David R. Godine

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ISBN - 10:0879239131

ISBN - 13:9780879239138

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