La Fontaine: The Power of Fables: Student Guide to the Exhibition.
. The New York Public Library . NY
PQ1808.A2 1995b (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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A young student's guide to the exhibition, I would say. This booklet puts together many of the materials from the regular guide to the exhibit, but presents them in a way which those can understand who have not had a great deal of acquaintance with fables. One of its most creative touches is to have two fables running through the booklet in a wandering line-- The Hornets and the Honeybees and then The Bird Wounded with an Arrow. One fable and interpretation (outside the twelve books of La Fontaine) is new to me: The Sun and the Frogs has to do with the Dutch (frogs) and the Sun King, Louis XIV. The silly frogs insult their protector, who will cause them regret/If angered.