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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

François Fénelon (1651–1715)

Fénelon, Franèois de Salignac de la Mothe (fān-lô‘). A French theologian and writer; born in the Château Fénelon in Périgord, Dordogne, Aug. 6, 1651; died on Jan. 7, 1715. He is especially famous for his story ‘Telemachus.’ His other writings include: ‘Treatise on the Education of Young Girls’; ‘Fables’; ‘Dialogues of the Dead’; ‘Life of Charlemagne’: ‘Exposition of the Maxims of the Saints Regarding the Inner Life’; and many others. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).