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The ethical dimension of the Decameron

Author: Marilyn Migiel
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] ; Buffalo [New York] ; London [England] : University of Toronto Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marilyn Migiel returns to Giovanni Boccaccio's masterpiece, this time to focus on the dialogue about ethical choices that the Decameron creates with us and that we, as individuals and as groups,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Migiel, Marilyn, 1954-
Ethical dimension of the Decameron.
Toronto, [Ontario] ; Buffalo, [New York] ; London, [England] : University of Toronto Press, ©2015
x, 197 pages
Named Person: Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Boccaccio
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Migiel
ISBN: 9781442625754 1442625759
OCLC Number: 988022970
Awards: Winner of Howard R. Marraro Prize awarded by the Modern Language Association 2016 (United States)
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (209 pages)
Contents: Introduction: The Ethical Dimension of the Decameron 1. Wanted: Translators of the Decameron's Moral and Ethical Complexities 2 He Said, She Said, We Read: An Ethical Reflection on a Confluence of Voices 3. Can the Lower Classes Be Wise? (For the Answer, See Your Translation of the Decameron) 4. Some Restrictions Apply: Testing the Reader in Decameron 3.8 5. Rushing to Judge? Read the Story of Tofano and Ghita (Decameron 7.4) 6. New Lessons in Criticism and Blame from the Decameron 7. He Ironizes, He Ironizes Not, He Ironizes... To Conclude: A Conclusion that Is Not One
Responsibility: Marilyn Migiel.

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'Original, concise, and singularly readable, this book comes as an attractive complement to Migiel's now classic A Rhetoric of the Decameron... Highly recommended.' -- S. Botterill Choice Magazine Read more...

 
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