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Politically Correct Bedtime Stories
(Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994)
I include this enjoyable little volume of reworked fairy-tales for two reasons. First, it quotes Aesop on the back cover as saying These stories are fables for our times. Second, it leads to a sequel that does include ...
Scrooge and the Golden Eggs
Here is an extra copy of the first printing of this book. The first surprise as I examined this book is that it does not belong to the Walt Disney Fun-To-Read Library, though the book matches in format and approach the ...
The Fables of La Fontaine: A Critical Edition of the Eighteenth-Century Vocal Settings.
(Pendragon Press, 1986)
Here is an extra copy of this book. My, how fables get around! This book presents a transcription of the music and a translation of the fables as they appeared in 1732. This edition grouped the fables selected from ...
The NEW Wolf in CHEF'S Clothing
See my comments on Wolf in CHEF'S Clothing (1950/54). This revision reduces page size and changes some of the colors. Outdoor cooking and drinks get more attention now. Oatmeal, farina, pancakes, and casserole chien ...
(The Elizabeth Press, 1971)
This is a good book of generally page-length poems. I enjoy the poems, like Letters on 71. One poem is titled Fables (58). It celebrates two famous legends. My purpose in including this book in the collection ...
(North Atlantic Books, 1976)
A book of poems, one of which (41-66) is Aesop's Garden. This is the kind of poetry that does not use punctuation except the parenthesis and the dash. I noted five levels of indentation. The poetry is heavy on ...
Granta, Volume 21
(Granta Publications, 1987)
Here is an extra copy of this paperback book. Berger's piece works from Velazquez' portrait of Aesop in the Prado. Excellent probing remarks on the painting; the remarks are worth weighing for anyone interested in what ...
The Fable of the Bees, Vol. 2
(Liberty Classics, 1924)
I freely admit that I have not come close to reading this tome. This work gives a great example of what I do not mean by fable !
The Fable of the Bees, Vol. 1
(Liberty Classics, 1924)
I freely admit that I have not come close to reading this tome. The heart of this first volume was published by Mandeville in 1732. The problem of the text is discussed on ix-xii and xxxiii-xxxvii. The volume gives a ...
The Lion and the Mouse
(Grosset & Dunlap, 1906)
I made it through two chapters of this slice of Americana, but have still found nothing indicating the relevance of the Aesopic (?) title. The book reads like a romanticized version of trying to make it on and against ...