La Fontaine


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La Fontaine

Jean de . 1621--95, French poet, famous for his Fables (1668--94)
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Taking his material chiefly from the Aesopic tradition and, in the second collection, from the East Asian, La Fontaine enriched the tales immeasurably by subordinating their narrowly didactic original intent.
Constantine and Koren Christofides and Carsten, all of the Institute for American Universities, have realized the dream of the French caricaturist Honore Daumier to create new illustrations for the fables of Jean de la Fontaine. The illustrations in this volume, which were made by painters, printmakers, photographers, ceramists, sculptors, conceptual artists, fiber artists and art historians, create an intersection of contemporary art with the fabulist tradition.
This tight looking affair will probably see Fairy Gate and Prince Ned contesting the early lead, but the Fraser Black-trained La Fontaine could be perfectly poised on the rail to challenge down the far side.
But her brief account leaves her with further problems to solve: La Fontaine's life, too, is a series of paradoxes.
WE HAVEN''T stopped arguing here at 3am since discovering that macho Emmanuel Petit had yesterday married his tiny actress girlfriend Agathe de la Fontaine.
In 1805 he began translating the fables of Jean de La Fontaine but found that his true medium was writing fables of his own.
A JAZZ fiesta will be held tomorrow at La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art for the Spring of Culture festival.
Je l'ai rencontree des le 1er jour, pres de la fontaine. Le prenom de Taous lui siera bien.