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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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. Portrait by Hyacinthe Rigaud private collection. You may send this item to up to five recipients. In the following century small models were made of the bronze statue by Etienne Marin Melingueexhibited in Paris in and in London in The numerous works of La Fontaine fall into three traditional divisions: Many of the lines have entered the French language as standard phrases, often proverbial.

The name field is required. In equally, the asteroid Lafontaine was named in his honour. The Tall Tales of Vishnu Sharma. Croatian View all editions and formats Rating: The deceptively simple verses are easily memorised, yet display deep insights into human nature. Search WorldCat Find tontaine in libraries near you.

The first were published in and the last appeared posthumously. The king hastened to approve the choice effusively, adding, Vous pouvez incessamment recevoir La Fontaine, il a promis d’etre sage.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: Inthe writer had published a revised edition of the Contesalthough he suffered a severe illness. She seems to have been both beautiful and intelligent, but the two did not get along well together. Write a review Rate this item: Some of Fontqine Fontaine’s vasne verses are addressed to the duchess Marie Anne Mancinithe youngest of Mazarin ‘s nieces, and it is even probable that the taste of the duke and duchess for Ariosto had something to do with the writing of his first work of real importance, the first book of the Conteswhich appeared in The fables are also distinguished by their occasionally ironical ambivalence.


Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. In this the poet is leaning thoughtfully against a rock, hat in hand. Repaired now, its present position is in the square fronting the poet’s former house. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: The duties of his office, which were only occasional, were compatible with this non-residence.

He also began a medley of prose and poetry, entitled Le Songe de Vauxon Fouquet’s famous country house. Beast fable Frame story Katha. All that can be positively said against her is that she was a negligent housewife and an inveterate novel reader; de la Fontaine himself was constantly away from home, was certainly not strict in point of conjugal fidelity, and was so bad a man of business that his affairs became involved in hopeless difficulty, and a financial separation of property separation de biens had to take place in Wikiquote has quotations related to: They were particularly marked by their archly licentious tone.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The E-mail Address es field is required. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Retrieved 21 February It was officially set in place in a square overlooking the Marne in Finding libraries that hold this item Views Read Edit View history. The next basje Colbert died and La Fontaine was again nominated.

One son was born to them inand was educated and taken care of wholly by his mother. Issued sincethese bullion coins have had his portrait on the reverse and on the face each year’s particular zodiac animal. The E-mail message field is required. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Boileau was also a candidate, but the first ballot gave the fabulist sixteen votes against seven only for the critic. Those in the later editions are often taken from more recent sources or from translations of Ofntaine stories and are told at greater length.


He is known above all for his Fableswhich provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe and numerous alternative versions in France, and in French regional languages. Fouquet fell out of favour with the king and was arrested. The most characteristic is perhaps that which asserts that a copy of Chapelain’s unlucky Bane always lay on the table, a certain number of lines of which was the appointed punishment for offences ,a the company.

His first serious work was a translation or adaptation of the Eunuchus of Terence The curious personal character of La Fontaine, like that of some other men of letters, has been enshrined in a kind of legend by literary tradition.

In this latter year a curious instance of the docility with which the poet lent himself bwsne any influence was afforded by his officiating, at the instance of the Port-Royalistsas editor of a volume of sacred poetry dedicated to the Prince of Conti. He met him in fontqine street in great sorrow, and begged him to make his home at his house.

Your request to send this item has been completed. It was about this time that the quartet of the Rue du Vieux Colombier, so famous in French literary history, was formed. In Paris there is a full length marble statue by Pierre Juliennow in the Louvre fontaone, that was commissioned in and exhibited at the Salon. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.

He seems to have had no trouble whatever about his affairs thenceforward; and could devote himself to his bwsne different lines of poetry, as well as to that of theatrical composition.