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(Éditions Médicis, 1965)
"Here is an unusual and curious effort. Zaug has created some 140 30-line poems and arranged them alphabetically, as the closing T of C shows. The collection is preceded by a dedication, an invocation of La Fontaine, and ...
A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction
(Hesperus Press, 2011)
"I have returned to this book not regarding that I had already catalogued it without looking into it. This is not the first time that this has happened: too many books and too many years! I will start with my more recent ...
The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote
"The back cover is right: "Rabbit keeps tricking Coyote again and again." Several of those trickster moves are the stuff of fable. In the first trick, a farmer gets rabbit stuck to a wax scarecrow that is like the tar ...
Fables de La Fontaine Interprétées par Coco Lulu
(H. Wellens & W. Godenne, Imprimeurs-Éditeurs, 1898)
"A listing on the web helped with information on this unusual little paperback volume of 88 pages: "Fables de La Fontaine dans la langue populaire du quartier de Marolles (Bruxelles). Coco Lulu est le pseudonyme de Victor ...
Fabel von Bahndamm und andere Fablen & Texte
(Verlag Eremiten-Presse, 1977)
"Here is another book about which I can honestly say: "I have no idea what to do with this book!" I believe it honors "VauO," Viktor Otto Stomps, by presenting some of his works along with strong full-page woodcuts. I ...
Fables de La Fontaine (Cover: Fables de La Fontaine Illustrées)
(L. Sanard, Éditeur, 1901)
"The specialty of this broken little volume is the full-page reproduction of 76 of Jean-Baptist Oudry's illustrations. The book has a surprising organization. It is divided into thirds, with a list of illustrations and ...
Fables amères de tout petits riens
(Vents d'Ouest, 2010)
"The back of this book of graphic short stories -- short stories presented in pictures with short dialogue -- has this short but accurate description: "…incidents dérisoires, broutilles ordinaires, terribles futilités…" ...
Fables in Frames: La Fontaine and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century France
(Peter Lang, 1997)
"I wish I could take the time to read through this study! Powell argues, I believe, that increased interest in La Fontaine in the nineteenth century arose largely from the visual artists who interpreted the fabulist in ...
Fables sous rêve (1960-1970)
"Oops! This book seems to have the form of a journal. A casual glance does not find more than a metaphorical sense to "fable" here. I keep it in the collection to warn off the next collector!"
(J.B. Lippincott Company, 1949)
"There are already two copies of this book in the collection, but they are different. Both of them have non-pictorial cloth covers and dust jackets. This copy, by contrast, has on its cover a black-and-white rendition ...