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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio.

Giovanni Boccaccio

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio.

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Library of early novelists, v.4]
    ContributionsRigg, J. M. 1855-1926, tr., Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .L6142 vol. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p.
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6664942M
    LC Control Number24011850
    OCLC/WorldCa344520

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The book is structured as a frame story containing tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just outside Florence to escape the Black Death, which was afflicting the city/5.

“McWilliam’s finest work, [his] translation of Boccaccio’s Decameron remains one of the most successful and lauded books in the series.”—The Times (London) “The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio (–), made a great impression on meTen youths—seven women and three men—take turns telling stories for 10 days/5(94).

Giovanni Boccaccio was born in in Florence inthe son of a Florentine merchant. He was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On Famous Women/5(61).

By: Giovanni Boccaccio () Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron is a collection of novellas or short novels written during the 14th century. There are tales contained in the book which is presented together. The book’s title The Decameron combines the two Greek words “deka” meaning ten and “hemera” meaning day.

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In the broad sweep of its range and its alternately tragic and comic views of life, it is rightly regarded as his masterpiece.

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John Payne’s translation of The Decameron was originally published in a private printing for The Villon Society, London, The American edition from which this e-text was prepared is undated.

A New Decameron for our time. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, I have been hearing Giovanni Boccaccio’s name quite a bit. At a time when everything seems out of order, some have suggested Boccaccio’s most famous book, The Decameron, as suitable reading material for a global pandemic (see this essay by André Spicer).

The "Decameron" is a collection of novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in and finished in It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic/5(5). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. About Decameron. Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron was the first great masterpiece of European storytelling; this brilliant new translation by J. Nichols faithfully captures its timeless vitality in readable and natural English.

In the summer ofwith the plague ravaging Florence, ten young men and women take refuge in the countryside. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Decameron (Illustrated) by Giovanni Boccaccio at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Boccaccio's last work written in Italian was the gloomy, cautionary tale titled The Corbaccio ().

The Nymph Song (), as a counterpiece for the Decameron, demonstrates that it is possible to read the Decameron as an allegory, with the plague representing the spiritual plague of medieval Christianity, viewed from the vantage point of.

While Dante is a stern moralist, Boccaccio has little time for chastity, pokes fun at crafty, hypocritical clerics and celebrates the power of passion to overcome obstacles and social divisions.

Like the Divine Comedy, the Decameron is a towering monument of medieval pre-Renaissance literature, and incorporates certain important elements that 4/5(6). About The Decameron “The 14th-century Italian book that shows us how to survive coronavirus.” —New Statesman “The Decameron reads in some ways as a guide to social distancing and self-isolation.” —The New York Times A masterpiece of classical early Italian prose, The Decameron is a collection of novellas by 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio.

Boccaccio probably began composing the work inand finished it in or The various tales of love in The Decameron range from. By Giovanni Boccaccio. Decameron Summary. It's Florence, Italy,and the Black Death has ravaged the city. Whole families have died.

Fun fact: this story was considered so over-the-top obscene that many later versions of the book either deleted it or cleaned it up beyond recognition. Third Day, Conclusion.

Giovanni Boccaccio, Dante, and Petrarch were the leading lights in a century that is considered the beginning of the Italian Renaissance. The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment, is his most famous work, a collection of stories considered representative of the Middle Ages, as well as a.

Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron was the first great masterpiece of European storytelling; this brilliant new translation by J. G. Nichols faithfully captures its timeless vitality in readable and natural English. In the summer ofwith the plague ravaging Florence, ten young men and women take refuge in the countryside.

There they entertain one another for ten days with tales of love /5(22). In a roundabout way, the book was an inspiration for Protestantism.

Not that Boccaccio was the first to complain bitterly about the church; his hero, Dante, had done that some time before. All of a sudden, everyone seems to be reading Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron, a novel published more than years ago.

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