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Theories of the fable in the eighteenth century / Thomas Noel.


New York : Columbia University Press, 1975.
ISBN 9780231038584, 0231038585

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Subjects Criticism -- History -- 18th century.
Didactic literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Fabel.
Fabeltheorie.
Fables -- Histoire et critiques.
Fables -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Gattung.
Description 177 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of Illinois.
Includes bibliographical references (page 171) and index.
Contents The Popularity of the fable and the rationale -- La Fontaine and the seventeenth-century forerunners -- Aesop as a popular figure and the fable in England -- Theories of the fable: La Motte and richer -- The Fable in Germany during the first half-century -- French ideas at mid-century -- Lessing's Aesopian fables and the anti-Lessing -- Rousseau and the fable in education -- Dodsley and England at mid-century -- Herder and the romantic turn -- Samaniego, iriarte, and the fable in Spain -- Dissolution of a functioning literary genre.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1093550
(OCoLC)ocm01093550
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WorldCat Identities Noel, Thomas, 1940-
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