Reading Undercover examines author/audience relations in the works of Jean de La Fontaine. Focusing on the Fables, Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, and the Contes, Birberick shows how La Fontaine is a largely subversive artist who uses techniques of concealment and disclosure to foster a newly emerging and essentially anticanonical reading ...Read MoreReading Undercover examines author/audience relations in the works of Jean de La Fontaine. Focusing on the Fables, Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, and the Contes, Birberick shows how La Fontaine is a largely subversive artist who uses techniques of concealment and disclosure to foster a newly emerging and essentially anticanonical reading public, even as he seeks to establish himself within a conventional system of literary patronage.Read Less
Fine in Near Fine jacket. Black cloth with gilt titles to spine, in violet and white jacket with Fragonard drawing to front, 8vo. 160pp. Index, bibliography, endnotes. Fine/Near Fine. Book has very mild spine slant with no effect on tight, strong binding. Jacket has light abrasion and softening with touches of surface loss to lower spine end, touch of loss to tip of upper front corner. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder.
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