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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 ...
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 ...
Fabeln von August Strindberg
"Here is a little curiosity. Strindberg is known outside Sweden primarily as a playwright. I find one copy available on abe, where it is listed as published in 1930. The dealer there aptly describes the book in these ...
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!"
Von Tieren und Blumen: 18 Fabeln erzählt von Hans Licht
(Festungsverlag Salzburg, 1946)
I have known of Hans Licht -- and I presume it is the correct Hans Licht -- from his history of sexual life in ancient Greece. Here are eighteen longish fables. I tried the first: country mouse and mole. Well done! ...
(Albin Michel, 2003)
"Amazon's summary is a good start: "Les philo-fables, ce sont des fables simples et riches de sens tirées de la philosophie occidentale, de la mythologie et des sagesses d'Orient. 60 fables accompagnées de questions, de ...
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 ...
Les Philo-Fables pour Vivre Ensemble
(Albin Michel Jeunesse, 2009)
"A first edition of this work was published by Albin Michel in 2007. This book picks up where "Les Philo-Fables" left off in 2003. Piquemal writes in the preface that that book's effort had had significant success. ...