La Fontaine's Complete Tales in Verse: An Illustrated and Annotated Translation

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Though first written over 300 years ago, this is the first complete English translation of Jean de La Fontaines comedic classic Contes et nouvelles en vers. Both sexually charged and wickedly funny, La Fontaines Tales will surprise readers who know him only from his work on fables for children. Though the writing is more suggestive than vulgar, it still has the power to shock readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits these poems. Included are numerous illustrations, some of which have never before been published, as ...

La Fontaine's Complete Tales in Verse: An Illustrated and Annotated Translation 2008, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786441617

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