Jean de La Fontaine

Jean de La Fontaine was a renowned French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is best known for his 'Fables,' a collection of poetic tales that are characterized by their wit and moral lessons. La Fontaine's fables have been translated into numerous languages and remain influential in literature and education. His work reflects the human condition and social satire, often using animals to represent human characteristics.


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  1. 1. Fables of La Fontaine

    "Fables of La Fontaine" is a collection of moralistic tales, often involving animals and inanimate objects with human characteristics. These stories, written in verse, offer valuable life lessons and social commentaries. They are acclaimed for their wit, wisdom, and the skill with which they are told, making them enduring classics in the world of literature.

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