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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchorr, Daviden_US
dc.contributor.authorShapiro, Norman Ren_US
dc.contributor.illustratorIllustrated by David Schorren_US
dc.contributor.otherHollander, John (essayist)en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0819564583 (pa)en_US
dc.identifier.other4505 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractShapiro and Schorr are at it again! This marks their third book together on La Fontaine. It is, I believe, another triumph. The translations are crisp. I enjoyed, for example, The Charlatan (115). I am surprised at how copiously David Schorr illustrates this volume. I noticed only perhaps four fables that are not illustrated. Schorr discusses well in his foreword the possibilities for the use of visual space in a bilingual translation. While he exploits again here the polarity of a fable's antagonists, he also plays with other design possibilities, involving among other things the outer margins and the gutter. I enjoy particularly SS (18-19), The Drunkard and His Wife (30-31), the before and after views of the weasel (40-41), the child sleeping on the rim of the well (90), and SW (104-5). The latter repeats a motif from Schorr's earlier work, perhaps in The Fabulists French. I believe that there are only about forty La Fontaine fables left for these two to work on. This book includes an audio CD featuring twenty-six of the fables in English. They are rendered in very lively fashion.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityTranslated by Norman R. Shapiroen_US
dc.publisherWesleyan University Press: University Press of New Englanden_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1811.E3 S45 2000en_US
dc.titleOnce Again, La Fontaine: Sixty More Fablesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationHanover, NH, and Londonen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Bilingual: English/Frenchen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $12.56en_US
dc.description.note2Original language: freen_US
dc.description.note3Apparent first printingen_US
dc.title.seriesWesleyan Poetryen_US

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