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A rhetoric of the Decameron

Author: Marilyn Migiel
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©2003.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
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Migiel challenges readers to pay attention to Boccaccio's language and ultimately, Migiel contends, the stories of the Decameron suggest that as women become more empowered, the limitations on them,  Read more...


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Migiel, Marilyn, 1954-
Rhetoric of the Decameron.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2004272868
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: 9781442670457 1442670452 1281994731 9781281994738
OCLC Number: 244768862
Awards: Short-listed for Howard R. Marraro Prize 2003 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (219 pages).
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Note on Citations of the Decameron""; ""Introduction: A Rhetoric of the Decameron (and why women should read it)""; ""1 Woman as Witness""; ""2 Fiammetta v. Dioneo""; ""3 Boccaccio's Sexed Thought""; ""4 To Transvest Not to Transgress""; ""5 Women's Witty Words: Restrictions on Their Use""; ""6 Men, Women, and Figurative Language in the Decameron""; ""7 Domestic Violence in the Decameron""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Works Cited""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P"" ""R""""s""; ""t""; ""v""; ""w""; ""z""
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: Marilyn Migiel.
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