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La Fontaine

La Fontaine

Started in 1995 and regularly improved over the past years, this website offers an on-line, searchable edition of the complete La Fontaine fables and, for some fables, English translations and audio files. The site also includes a biography of the author and a timeline.


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Aurélie Van de Wiele
Aurélie Van de Wiele (Faculty)
2 years ago

This site offers an easy access to all the fables written by La Fontaine. It also gives a list of events, publications and other news related to the author. It can be used as a starting point when searching for pedagogical materials/authentic documents on the fables (but it does not offer any.)

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Danielle Trudeau
Danielle Trudeau (Faculty)
15 years ago
This website offers a complete, searchable digital edition of la Fontaine's
fables. I recommend it for courses in French Phonetic, Intermediate/Advanced
grammar, and 17th century Literature. The edition is highly reliable.

Used in course? Yes