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The Decameron

First Edition

11 March 2015

Giovanni Boccaccio (Author), Wayne A. Rebhorn (Editor, Translator)

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“If you want the true, mixed, fourteenth-century book that Boccaccio wrote, choose Rebhorn.”—Joan Acocella, The New Yorker

This Norton Critical Edition includes: fifty-five judiciously chosen stories from Wayne A. Rebhorn’s translation of The Decameron; introductory materials, explanatory footnotes and three maps; biographical works by Filippo Villani and Ludovico Dolce, along with literary studies by Francesco Petrarca, Andreas Capellanus and Boccaccio; and eleven critical essays, including those by Giuseppe Mazzotta, Millicent Marcus, Teodolinda Barolini, Susanne L. Wofford, Luciano Rossi and Richard Kuhns. Also included are a chronology and selected bibliography.

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142 x 236 mm • 560 pages

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