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By Giovanni Boccaccio,Wayne A. Rebhorn

This quantity provides fifty-five tales, newly translated, of the hundred novelle that contain Boccaccio’s masterpiece.

Winner of the 2014 PEN united states Literary Award for Translation

This Norton serious variation includes:

· Fifty-five judiciously selected tales from Wayne A. Rebhorn’s translation of The Decameron.

· Introductory fabrics and explanatory footnotes by means of Wayne A. Rebhorn, besides 3 maps.

· Biographical works through Filippo Villani and Ludovico Dolce in addition to literary reports through Francesco Petrarca, Andreas Capellanus, and Boccaccio.

· 11 severe essays, together with these through Giuseppe Mazzotta, Millicent Marcus, Teodolinda Barolini, Susanne L. Wofford, Luciano Rossi, and Richard Kuhns.

· A Chronology and a particular Bibliography.

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