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Decameron The John Payne Translation by Giovanni Boccaccio

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7708494M
ISBN 100520035577
ISBN 109780520035577

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By: Giovanni Boccaccio () Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron is a collection of novellas or short novels written during the 14th century. There are tales contained in the book which is presented together. The book’s title The Decameron combines the two Greek words “deka” meaning ten and “hemera” meaning day. The title can be literally translated as “ten day,” which 5/5(9). Dec 25,  · The Decameron is a joyously comic book that has earned its place in world literature not just because it makes us laugh, but more importantly because it shows us how essential laughter is to the human condition. Published on the th anniversary of Boccaccio’s birth, 4/5(38). Decameron Summary. It's Florence, Italy, , and the Black Death has ravaged the city. Whole families have died. Neighborhoods are empty. Chaos reigns and the routines of daily life have been abandoned. IMPORTANT: If in this reservation travels a minor that does not stay along with at least one of his o her parents, its mandatory to fill out the authorization form that you can find in the documents section. Close ×.

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