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Tales from the Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
Tales from the Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
Author: Giovanni Boccaccio
The Decameron is a work of broad-sweeping comic views. It was written by Giovanni Boccaccio, an Italian poet and scholar who raised vernacular literature to the status of the classics of antiquity and who prepared for the humanism of the Renaissance. The tales are set in 1348, the year of the Black Death. Florence is a dying, corrupt city, descr...  more »
ISBN: 399878
Publication Date: 1930
Pages: 378
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Publisher: Puritan Publishing Co.
Book Type: Hardcover
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