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(Éditions Médicis, 1965)
"Here is an unusual and curious effort. Zaug has created some 140 30-line poems and arranged them alphabetically, as the closing T of C shows. The collection is preceded by a dedication, an invocation of La Fontaine, and ...
A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction
(Hesperus Press, 2011)
"I have returned to this book not regarding that I had already catalogued it without looking into it. This is not the first time that this has happened: too many books and too many years! I will start with my more recent ...
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 ...
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 amères de tout petits riens
(Vents d'Ouest, 2010)
"The back of this book of graphic short stories -- short stories presented in pictures with short dialogue -- has this short but accurate description: "…incidents dérisoires, broutilles ordinaires, terribles futilités…" ...
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!"
Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
(W.W. Norton, 2006)
"This book is written in the wake of 9/11. It offers lots of helpful story perspectives on dealing with fear in a frightening world. I am happy that several fables make their way into this collection. I may have missed ...