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The Decameron (Norton Critical Editions)

by Giovanni Boccaccio

ISBN: 9780393935622 / 0393935620

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Product Description

This volume presents fifty-five stories, newly translated, of the hundred novelle that comprise Boccaccio?s masterpiece.

Winner of the 2014 PEN USA Literary Award for Translation

This Norton Critical Edition includes:
Fifty-five judiciously chosen stories from Wayne A. Rebhorn?s translation of The Decameron.
Introductory materials and explanatory footnotes by Wayne A. Rebhorn, along with three maps.
Biographical works by Filippo Villani and Ludovico Dolce along with literary studies by Francesco Petrarca, Andreas Capellanus, and Boccaccio.
Eleven critical essays, including those by Giuseppe Mazzotta, Millicent Marcus, Teodolinda Barolini, Susanne L. Wofford, Luciano Rossi, and Richard Kuhns.
A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.

ISBN 13 978-03-93935-62-2
ISBN 10 0-393-93562-0
ASIN 0393935620
  • 9780393935622
Amazon Sales Rank 95,502
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Studio W. W. Norton & Company
Manufacturer W. W. Norton & Company
Manufacturer Part Number 9780393935622
Part Number 9780393935622
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 5.7 x 0.6 x 9.3 inches. 0.79 pounds
Package Dimensions 8.43 x 5.85 x 0.73 inches. 0.79 pounds
Editor(s) Wayne A. Rebhorn
Translator(s) Wayne A. Rebhorn
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No

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