Aesop for Schoolchildren (1804) Cover Image

Aesop for Schoolchildren (1804)
Aesop for Schoolchildren (1804)

Author(s): Matija Antun Relković
Contributor(s): Berislav Majhut (Editor)
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Comparative Study of Literature, School education, 18th Century, 19th Century, Theory of Literature
Published by: Hrvatska udruga istraživača dječje književnosti
Keywords: Matija Antun Relković; Esopove fabule za slavonsku u skullu hodechju dicu; heritage; fables; illustrations;

Summary/Abstract: Matija Antun Relković (1732–1798) was a Croatian writer in the period of Enlightenment. This issue of Dusty Covers presents all the woodcuts and vignettes from Relković’s book which are reprinted in their respective textual contexts. The book Esopove fabule za slavonsku u skullu hodechju dicu sastavljene [Aesop’s Fables, Composed for Slavonic School-going Children] was published in Osijek, six years after Relković’s death. It covers 144 octavo pages which contain one hundred fables, the cover illustration, 22 woodcuts, and ten vignettes.

  • Issue Year: 6/2017
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 79-118
  • Page Count: 40
  • Language: English, Croatian