Women, Enjoyment, and the Defense of Virtue in Boccaccio's Decameron

Title

Women, Enjoyment, and the Defense of Virtue in Boccaccio's Decameron

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Description

Providing new ways of reading Boccaccio's masterpiece, Decameron , Ferme analyzes the dynamics between the women who rule the first half of the story. Peeling back the many narrative layers within and outside of the framework, this book unearths the complications and trickery surrounding gender and death in Boccaccio's world and culture. (Amazon.com)

ISBN

9781137490551

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

City

New York, NY

Department

French & Italian

Keywords

Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. Decamerone; Women in literature; Storytelling in literature; Virtue in literature.