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The Decameron (Norton Critical Editions)

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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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.

Amazon Sales Rank 713,485
Main Category Kindle Edition
Group eBooks
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Studio W. W. Norton & Company
Manufacturer W. W. Norton & Company
Editor(s) Wayne A. Rebhorn
Translator(s) Wayne A. Rebhorn
Language(s) English (Published)
Adult Product? No

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