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Decameron: Selected Tales (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Book)

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From one of the great literary classics of the world — a carefully chosen selection of 20 stories told by ten young people who have retreated to the countryside to escape the plague raging in 14th-century Florence. Includes "The Pot of Basil," "Patient Griselda," and the bawdy "Putting the Devil Back in Hell."

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

"La confessione di ser Ciappelletto / Master Ciappelletto's Confession [I, 1]"

"I tre anelli / The Three Rings [I, 3]"

"Le disgrazie d'Andreuccio / Andreuccio's Mishaps [II, 5]"

"Una scommessa sulla virtù / A Wager Over Virtue [II, 9]"

"Giletta di Narbona / Gillette of Narbonne [III, 9]"

"Rimettere il diavolo in inferno / Putting the Devil Back in Hell [III, 10]"

"Il vaso di basilico / The Pot of Basil [IV, 5]"

"Il cuore di Guglielmo Guardastagno / The Heart of Guilhem of Cabestany [IV, 9]"

"La caccia infernale / The Wild Hunt [V, 8]"

"Federigo e il suo falcone / Federigo and His Falcon [V, 9]"

"Il fanciullo amato / The Beloved Boy [V, 10]"

"La gru con una sola gamba / The One-Legged Crane [VI, 4]"

"La penna dell'arcangelo Gabriele / Archangel Gabriel's Feather [VI,10]"

"Lo spaghetto / The String [VII, 8]"

"L'elitropia / The Stone of Invisibility [VIII, 3]"

"La gravidanza di Calandrino / Calandrino's Pregnancy [IX, 3]"

"Il masnadiere e l'abate / The Highwayman and the Abbot [X, 2]"

"Una gara di liberalità / A Contest of Generosity [X, 3]"

"Saladino mercante / Saladin as a Merchant [X, 9]"

"La pazienza di Griselda / Patient Griselda [X, 10]"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486414324
Other:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Storytelling
Subject:
dual language
Subject:
Foreign Language Study
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language Italian
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.69 lb

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