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These years in Naples, moreover, were the years of Boccaccio's love for
Fiammetta, whose person dominates all his literary activity up to the Decameron,
It has been suggested that this new demographic was Boccaccio's intended
audience for his Decameron and that the tales represented a way for him to ...
Nov 11, 2013 ... Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-75), at the beginning of his famous Decameron,
describes its effects on his city, Florence. Many people just dropped ...
The Decameron has 24518 ratings and 719 reviews. Renato said: In the 14th
century in Europe, during the devastating times of the Black Death, a group of...
How Historically Significant is the Introduction to Boccaccio's The Decameron?
The Decameron is a collection of one hundred allegorical short stories written ...
The following excerpt is taken from Boccaccio's The Decameron. It is a detailed
description of life in the middle ages, specifically the effects of the Black Death or
In the society that Giovanni Boccaccio's "The Decameron" is set in, women
generally are held in a lower social standing than men. As with most societies
Giovanni Boccaccio's The Decameron is a collection of novellas or short novels
written during the 14th century. There are 100 tales contained in the book which ...