Get this from a library! Basne: izbor. [Jean de La Fontaine; Gustav Dorè; S S Mokuljski; Slavko Ježić]. Jean de La Fontaine was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which. The book presents a curious combination of world and local fabulists: Aesop ( perhaps fables), Panchatantra (9), La Fontaine (19), Lessing (25), and Krylov .
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Those in the later editions are often taken from more recent sources or from translations of Eastern stories and are told at greater length.
The publication of the twelve books of La Fontaine’s Fables extended from to The death of the author of the Roman Bourgeoishowever, put an end to this quarrel. Advanced Search Find a Library. As a minor character in Alexandre Dumas ‘s novel The Vicomte of Bragelonnehe appears as a bumbling and scatterbrained courtier of Nicolas Fouquet.
Another commemorative monument to La Fontaine was set up at the head of the Parisian Jardin du Ranelagh in Further evidence of La Fontaine’s enduring popularity is his appearance on a playing card from the second year of the French Revolution.
She seems to have been both beautiful and intelligent, but the two did not get along well together. This was a perfectly amicable transaction for the benefit of the dontaine by degrees, however, the pair, still without any actual quarrel, ceased to live together, and for the greater part of the last forty years of de la Fontaine’s life he lived in Paris while his wife remained in Chateau Thierry which, however, he frequently visited.
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He was then forty-three years old, and his previous printed productions had been comparatively trivial, though much of his work was handed about in manuscript long before it was regularly published. Meanwhile, the poet continued to find friends.
Finding libraries that hold this bwsne He seems to have had no trouble whatever about his affairs thenceforward; and could devote himself to his two different lines of poetry, as well as to that of theatrical composition. But, though La Fontaine recovered for the time, he was broken by age and infirmity, and his new hosts had to nurse rather than to entertain him, which they did very carefully and kindly. Sculptor of the EnlightenmentUniversity of Chicago,p.
Fictional depictions have followed the fashionable view of La Fontaine at their period. It was officially set in place in a square overlooking the Marne in Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. But after all deductions much will remain, especially when it is remembered that one of the chief authorities for vasne anecdotes is Louis Racinea man who possessed intelligence and moral worth, and who received them from his father, La Fontaine’s attached friend for more than thirty years.
His father and he had fontalne the title of esquireto which they were not strictly entitled, and, some old edicts on the subject having been put in force, an informer procured a sentence against the poet fining him livres. Few people who paid their court to Fouquet went away empty-handed, and La Fontaine soon received a pension of livreson the easy terms of a copy of verses for each quarters receipt.
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Citations are based on reference standards. About the same time — he made the acquaintance of the last of his many hosts and protectors, Monsieur and Madame d’Hervart, and fohtaine in love with a certain Madame Ulrich, a lady of some position but of doubtful character.
The reading of Malherbeit is said, first awoke poetical fancies in him, but for some time he attempted nothing but trifles in the fashion of the time — epigramsballadesrondeauxetc. Please enter your name. Please enter the message. Retrieved from ” https: Ryder Silvestre de Sacy C.
They were particularly marked by their archly licentious tone. Please verify that you are not a robot. It was not until he was past thirty that his literary career began. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.
But there was always a providence for La Fontaine. The duties of his office, which were only occasional, were compatible with this non-residence. This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat He was, however, settled in life, or at least might have been so, somewhat early. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item His later contemporaries helped to swell the tale, and the 18th century finally accepted it, including the anecdotes of his meeting his son, being told who he was, and remarking, Ah, yes, I thought I had seen him somewhere!
He was first proposed inbut was rejected for Marquis de Dangeau. Both sides of his family were of the highest provincial middle class; though they were not noble, his father was fairly wealthy. What followed is told in one of the best known of the many stories bearing on his childlike nature. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
Tawney Charles Wilkins Ramsay Wood. Home About Help Search. The deceptively simple verses are easily memorised, yet display deep insights into human nature.
The next year Colbert died and La Fontaine was again nominated. In equally, the asteroid Lafontaine was named in his honour. In that same year, La Fontaine converted to Christianity.
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