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  • Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 - 21 December 1375) 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. He wrote in the Italia...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • One of the most influential literary works ever written, this engaging set of novellas of love and lust and tragedy will entrance all readers. Central to the history of literature. CALLENDER MEDIAEVAL POETRY...



  • Excerpt from Stories of Boccaccio (the Decameron) For the first time the great work which produced so marked an effect on the romantic literature of modern Europe, is laid before the reader in a garb which at least does not misrepresent its original ...



  • EARLY FABLES & FAIRY TALES. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousan...






  • Leonardo Bruni’s Life of Dante, extracts from Giovanni Villani’s Florentine Chronicles and Filippo Villani’s Life of Dante, as well as documents preserved in a manuscript of Boccaccio are combined in this impressive volume, and together they pr...


  • Love can be surprising. Love can be heartbreaking. Love can be an art. But love is the singular emotion that all humans rely on most . . . and crave endlessly, no matter what the cost. United by this theme of love, the nine titles in the Penguin Grea...


  • The Most Pleasant and Delectable Questions of Love is a translation of 13 chapters of one of Boccaccio's longer works. In these chapters, a group of young people have gone to the country for the day. One of the young women is chosen "The Queen of Lov...



  • A milestone in feminist literature, this marvelous European romance, narrated by a woman, is considered the first psychological novel in a modern language and a precursor of stream-of-consciousness fiction. Written by Giovanni Boccaccio between 1343 ...


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


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