Jean de La Fontaine


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Noun1.Jean de La Fontaine - French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)Jean de La Fontaine - French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)
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La fameuse fable du poete moraliste francais, Jean de La Fontaine, [beaucoup moins que]La cigale et la fourmi[beaucoup plus grand que], pourrait, sans doute, convenir a la nature de l'etre qui prevaut dans la region Souss Massa.
Friar Jean de la Fontaine, guardian and confessor of the Franciscan Friary in Amboise, became Joan's spiritual confessor.
The bones from several graveyards in Paris, now at the catacombs, include the remains of many famous names including, amongst others, the writers FranAaAaAeAoois Rabelais (between 1494-1553), Jean de La Fontaine (1621-169 and Charles Perrault (1628-1703); sculptor FranAaAaAeAoois Girardon (1628-1715); paint Simon Vouet (I590-1649); the architects Salomon de Brosse (1571-1626), Claude Perrault (1613-1688) and also Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646 - 1708).
Joseph Turmel, de la Federation des caisses populaires Desjardins, va d'ailleurs jusqu'a comparer les ouvriers d'alors a la cigale, << frivole, vaine, folatre meme >>, de la fable de Jean de La Fontaine (21).
In seventeenth-century France, Jean de La Fontaine was considered the master of the literary fable.
La premiere est une fiction d'animation de 11 minutes qui retrace en trois D la fable de Jean de La Fontaine. Une fable aussi qui remet au gout du jour le militantisme de la promotion de tamazight.
Actress Valerie Cachard will be present from March 4-8 to explain the importance of French fabulist Jean de La Fontaine, one of the most controversial and well-known literary figures of 17th-century France.
Bracken suggests that it may have been inspired by the works of the celebrated French fabulist, Jean de La Fontaine. ( ANI )
Where in London was the Crystal Palace Jean de la Fontaine renowned?