Newbigging. Fables and Fabulists

Today's free book is Fables and Fabulists Ancient and Modern by Thomas Newbigging (1896). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Hathi Trust (I have not checked for other online sources).


Table of Contents

1. Definition Of Fable
2. Characteristics Of Fables
3. The Moral And Application Of Fables
4. Fabulists As Censors
5. Lessons Taught By Fables
6. Aesop
7. Stories Related Of Aesop
8. The Æsopian Fables
9. Phædrus And Babrius
10. The Fable In History And Myth
11. Hindoo, Arabian, And Persian Fables.—Pilpay, Locman.—'the Gesta Romanorum'
12. Modern Fabulists: La Fontaine, Gay
13. Modern Fabulists: Dodsley, Northcote
14. Modern Fabulists: Lessing, Yriarte, Krilof
15. Other And Occasional Fabulists
16. Conclusion

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