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

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

Jean de La Fontaine


notwithstanding they have been first written over three hundred years in the past, this is often the 1st whole English translation of Jean de los angeles Fontaine's comedic vintage Contes et nouvelles en vers. either sexually charged and wickedly humorous, l. a. Fontaine's Tales will shock readers who comprehend him merely from his paintings on fables for kids. although the writing is extra suggestive than vulgar, it nonetheless has the facility to surprise readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits those poems. integrated are approximately seventy illustrations relationship from the 18th and nineteenth centuries, lots of them infrequent, in addition to broad remark via the editor.

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