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Boccaccio, Giovanni

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ISBN 10: 1841593222 / ISBN 13: 9781841593227
Published by Everyman
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"The Decameron" (subtitle: "Prencipe Galeotto") is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Num Pages: 696 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 134 x 38. Weight in Grams: 756. . 2009. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781841593227

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Title: Decameron

Publisher: Everyman

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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An entertaining series of 100 stories told in a country villa outside the city of Florence by ten young noble men and women seeking to escape the plague. Vivid portraits of people from all stations in life. An Oxford University Press World Classic.

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Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is one of the most famous authors in Italian literature. An important Renaissance humanist, his works include On Famous Women, The Decameron and his poetry in the vernacular.

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