Selected Fables: A Dual-Language Book by Jean De La FontaineSelected Fables: A Dual-Language Book by Jean De La Fontaine

Selected Fables: A Dual-Language Book

byJean De La Fontaine

Paperback | March 21, 1997

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First published between 1668 and 1693, the Fables of La Fontaine rank among the masterpieces of French literature. This volume contains 75 of the best, in the original French with new English line-for-line literal translations. "The Cicada and the Ant," "The City Rat and the Country Rat," "The Fox and the Grapes," many more.
Although he had a degree to practice law, La Fontaine does not seem to have done so but, rather, spent his life in Paris dependent on aristocratic patrons. His principal contribution to literature was his 12 books of Fables, to which he devoted 30 years of his life. They were published from 1668 to 1694 and are universally appreciated ...
Title:Selected Fables: A Dual-Language BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:March 21, 1997Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486295745

ISBN - 13:9780486295749

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