What is the author's name for fables?
Fables are familiar to us from childhood. They are studied in school not only as works of art, but also as instructive stories, clothed in satire, and the protagonists are not people, but animals or plants. Fables can be written in a poetic or prosaic form. And how do you call the author fables? Let us consider in more detail how the authors of given literary works are called and why.
Authors of fables are called fabulists. The word is very simple in its structure, as it was formed from two words - "fable" and "scribe".
The history of fables begins in antiquity. At first she had to go through the stages of the parable and the folklore genre, and then the fable became a fable.
Perhaps many of us thought that the fable -originally Russian kind of poetic work, filled with morality and satire. In fact, the fabulists existed and exist all over the world. For example, in India and Greece have successfully written and write fables to this day. The most famous in the history of fabulists are:
- Ivan Dmitriev;
- IA Krylov;
- Demian Poor;
- Grigory Savvich Frying Pan;
- Eugene Grebenka and many others.