What is the French word for fable?

What's the French word for fable? Here's a list translations and example phrases.
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Jean de La Fontaine a évoqué la treille dans sa fable le Renard et les Raisins.
Jean de La Fontaine evoked the trellis in his fable the Fox and the Grapes.
Il s’agit d’une fable idyllique allégorique, écrite en prose, alternant des fragments en tercets enchaînés.
It is an idyllic allegorical fable, written in prose, alternating fragments in chained tercets.
Il a également lu la Fable des abeilles de Mandeville.
He also read the Bee Fable of Mandeville.
En 1911, le cassoulet est chanté par le poète félibre, Auguste Fourès, qui retranscrit un chant anonyme de 1850.
In 1911, the cassoulet was sung by the fable poet, Auguste Fourès, who transcribed an anonymous song of 1850.
Microsoft est l’éditeur de nombreux jeux vidéo pour PC dont Flight Simulator, Age of Empires, Fable ou Viva Piñata.
Microsoft is the publisher of many video games for PC including Flight Simulator, Age of Empires, Fable or Viva Piñata.
En français, l’apologue, la fable, la parabole, mettent souvent en œuvre des allégories sous la forme de personnifications d'une idée abstraite.
In French, the apologue, the fable, the parable, often put allegories in the form of personifications of an abstract idea.
En 1786, Joseph Townsend situe sur ces iles une fable où des chiens et des chèvres déposées par Juan Fernández entrent en compétition pour la nourriture.
In 1786, Joseph Townsend located on these islands a fable where dogs and goats deposited by Juan Fernández compete for food.
Quant à la forme des Châtiments, elle est d'une extrême richesse puisque Hugo recourt aussi bien à la fable, qu'à l'épopée, à la chanson ou à l'élégie, etc.
As to the form of the Chastisements, it is extremely rich, since Hugo resorts to the fable as well as to the epic, the song or the elegy, and so on.
Comparée à la fable de Jean de La Fontaine, La Fille, dont le sujet se rapproche du « Héron » du même fabuliste, Balzac se rapproche avec cette nouvelle de la fable et du conte moral.
Compared to the fable of Jean de La Fontaine, La Fille, whose subject resembles the "Heron" of the same fabulist, Balzac approaches the story of the fable and the moral tale.
Une de ses pièces, Les Champs de la Terre, fable poétique inspiré du folklore calédonien et surtout kanak, a ainsi été représentée au Festival d'Avignon en 2006 et a fait ensuite l'objet d'une tournée en Europe.
One of his plays, Les Champs de la Terre, a poetic fable inspired by Caledonian folklore and especially kanak, was represented at the Festival d'Avignon in 2006 and was then the subject of a tour in Europe.
Selon l'auteur et la fable américaine dont il s'inspire, le suicide serait à la fois un acte religieux et politique, l'association des deux aspects relevant probablement du constructivisme revisité par l'ouvrage.
According to the author and his American fable, suicide would be both a religious and a political act, the association of the two aspects probably related to the constructivism revisited by the work.
Reprise par La Fontaine dans Le Lion devenu vieux, cette fable est à l'origine de l'expression « donner le coup de pied de l'âne » pour désigner une attaque lâche et sans risque contre un adversaire affaibli.
La Fontaine's re-enactment in Le Lion s'Anne, this fable is at the origin of the expression "kick the ass" to designate a cowardly and risk-free attack against a weakened adversary.
Elle prend racine dans la littérature universelle et condense fable, merveilleux et notations réalistes dans un portrait satirique de l'Allemagne contemporaine et de ses mutations depuis la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale.
It takes root in universal literature and condenses fable, marvelous and realistic notations in a satirical portrait of contemporary Germany and its mutations since the end of the Second World War.
Mais si Platon précise dans ses dialogues « le fait qu'il ne s'agit pas d'une fiction, mais d'une histoire véritable et d'un intérêt capital » une majorité de livres universitaires s'accordent aujourd'hui à voir le mythe de l'Atlantide comme une fable de Platon.
But if Plato states in his dialogues that "the fact that it is not a fiction, but a real history and a capital interest", a majority of academic books agree today myth of Atlantis as a fable of Plato.
Cette fable lui sert à arguer, dans le débat pour l'abolition des poor laws qui a lieu en Angleterre à cette époque, que les « lois de la nature », ou les rapports « naturels » entre différentes populations ou classes sociales suffisent à créer spontanément un équilibre où chacun trouve son compte.
This fable serves to argue, in the debate for the abolition of poor laws in England at that time, that the "laws of nature," or the "natural" relations between different populations or social classes, are enough to create spontaneously an equilibrium where each one finds his account.
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