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The Decameron: A New Translation: 21 Novelle, Contemporary Reactions, Modern Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

The stories have been chosen to represent the most notable of the author's themes and the most characteristic and influential examples of his narrative technique. All are in new translations by Mark Musa and Peter Bondanella which successfully capture Boccaccio's variations in diction and sentence structure. "Contemporary Reactions" includes Petrarch's letters to Boccaccio after completion of and the responses of such Italian Renaissance figures as Leonardo Bruni, Filippo Villani, Giannozzo Manetti, and Ludovico Dolce, all of which have been translated for this edition. "Modern Criticism" includes interpretations by Ugo Foscolo, Francesco De Sanctis, Erich Auerbach, Aldo D. Scaglione, Wayne Booth, Tzvetan Todorov, Robert J. Clements, and Marga Cottino-Jones. Thomas G. Bergin's important historical overview is published here for the first time, while Ben Lawton's study of Pier Paolo Pasolini's filming of and a general essay by the editors were written specially for this volume.

Synopsis:

This volume contains twenty-one of the hundred novelle that comprise Boccaccio's masterpiece.

Synopsis:

An entertaining series of 100 stories told in a country villa outside the city of Florence by ten young noble men and women seeking to escape the plague. Vivid portraits of people from all stations in life. An Oxford University Press World Classic.

About the Author

Peter E. Bondanella is Professor of Italian Emeritus at Indiana University, an NEH Younger Humanist and Senior Fellow, and the author of Machiavelli and the Art of Renaissance History and Francesco Guiccardini.Mark Musa is Professor of Italian Emeritus at Indiana University and a Guggenheim Fellow. He has translated Dante's Divine Comedy and La Vita Nuova and is the author of Advent at the Gates: Dante's Comedy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393091328
Editor:
Musa, Mark
Editor:
Bondanella, Peter E.
Editor:
Bondanella, Peter E.
Author:
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Author:
Bondanella, Peter E.
Author:
Musa, Mark
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Plague
Subject:
Storytelling
Subject:
Allegories
Subject:
Frame-stories.
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 333-334.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
500-8.
Publication Date:
19770731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.33x5.10x.73 in. .73 lbs.

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