Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)

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Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was the most famous French fabulist and probably the most widely read French poet of the 17th century. According to Flaubert, he was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language before Hugo. A set of postage stamps celebrating La Fontaine and the Fables was issued by France in 1995. It was not until he was past thirty that his literary career began. The reading of Malherbe, it is said, first awoke poetical fancies in him, but for some time he attempted ...

Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) 2008, Dodo Press, Gloucester

ISBN-13: 9781406522495

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