Women, Enjoyment, and the Defense of Virtue in Boccaccio's Decameron
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)
New York, NY
French & Italian
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. Decamerone; Women in literature; Storytelling in literature; Virtue in literature.
Ferme, Valerio, "Women, Enjoyment, and the Defense of Virtue in Boccaccio's Decameron" (2015). CU Authors Book Gallery. 73.