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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Dario Del Puppo Abstract This article considers the importance of material philological features of the early manuscripts of Dante’s Vita nova for the work’s critical reception. Over the centuries, editors (most notably Giovanni Boccaccio) have recast textual meaning in the work mainly...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 206–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Tobias Foster Gittes Giovanni Boccaccio . The Decameron . Trans. Wayne A. Rebhorn . New York : W. W. Norton and Company , 2014 . Pp. 1024 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 206 BOOK REVIEWS sometimes rather loose notions of "space" deployed...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
...,” Boccaccio exclaims at the end of his note, “Therefore, being unable to amend this in other [copies], I wanted to satisfy the desire of the author in these [copies] that I have transcribed” (“Là onde io non potendolo negli altri emendare, in queste che scripto ho n’ho voluto sodisfare all’appetito de...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of the medieval codex. In his letters, Petrarch expresses disdain for his scribes, showing no appreciation for the “worknets” that produced medieval codices. He also scorns Greeks generally and specifically excoriates Pilatus, the Calabrian monk who worked with Boccaccio on the interlinear translation...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 580–583.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Ascoli's illuminating essays on Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Ariosto, and Tasso in A Local Habitation and a Name steer "betwixt the extremes of doctrines seemingly opposite" (Essay on Man, "The Design" 20), threading a course through such traditional, but inherently reductive, oppositions as New...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
...-Anglophone Chauceriana Pugh concludes by wondering just how different "new Chaucer media" really is from medieval textuality and innovation: "Is Brantley Bryant's Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog web site or Baba Brinkman's Rap Canterbury Tales so different from Chaucer's own decision to rewrite Boccaccio...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 257–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
... novelle dire non si possono, rna motti e leggiadrie di parole pili tostO."18 He urges the Intronati to eschew these matti, surmising that Boccaccio included this type of tale in his masterpiece because he was constrained by his model, the thirteenth-century collection of tales known as il Novellino...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 2008
... a distinctive mark "della galassia di tipologie e forme narrative che connota la narrativa dopo Boccaccio" and, most of all, "del disagio del narrare novelle regolari (in senso boccacciano)"4 1. See G. Mazzacurati, La narrativa di Giovan Francesco Straparola e l'ideologia del fiabesco, in Id., Forma & ideologia...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
...: that is, the tendencies to standardize the structural features of the work according to mid-fourteenth-century Florentine norms and to interpret those structures according to Dante’s growing cultural status. 8 Boccaccio’s long, introductory editorial note in both MS Toledo, Archivo y Biblioteca Capitulares Zelada...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 579–580.
Published: 01 May 2012
... illuminating essays on Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Ariosto, and Tasso in A Local Habitation and a Name steer "betwixt the extremes of doctrines seemingly opposite" (Essay on Man, "The Design" 20), threading a course through such traditional, but inherently reductive, oppositions as New Criticism and New...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in the family and society. Wifely Obedience As a story used to "defend" women, the very choice of "Griselidis" is tell- ing. Originally published as "Griselda" in Boccaccio's Decameron, Francesco Petrarca produced a Latin version of the tale entitled "Griseldis." In a letter to Boccaccio, Petrarca remarks: "My...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of Dante, Ugolino Boniscambi of Mon- tegiorgio, Boccaccio, Guillaume de Deguileville and Philippe de Mezieres. The final section of the chapter is on Machaut and Gower's responses to the dream. A final chapter, "Ars Nova and Division," turns to types of formal hybrid- ity that do not coincide...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 253–256.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Poetics (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975) 67. "ALL ELLIPSES IN QUOTATIONS ARE HIS" "Caterina, I implore you not to let me die of love for you." "Heaven grant," she promptly replied, "that you do not allow me to die first for love of yoU."2 255 Caterina, like most of Boccaccio's women, just wanted...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 583–585.
Published: 01 May 2012
... earlier in this collection (itself, as was no doubt intended, an instantiation of Polybian anakyclosis), Ascoli brings to light the genealogical-"historical"-relation between the Clizia and its literary precursors in Boccaccio and Ariosto, the process of cultural conquest and appropriation that mirrors...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 409–413.
Published: 01 May 2008
... legende arthurienne (Xlle-Xllle siecles). Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2007. Gittes, Tobias Foster. Boccaccio~s Naked Muse: Eros, Culture, and the Mytho- poetic Imagination. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Gjerden, Jorunn Svensen. Ethique et esthetique dans l'reuvre de Nathalie Sar- raute: Ie...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 277–280.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Translation scandals are considered in chapter 4, the first of Part II, Language Politics. Bernat Metge's Lo Somni ("The Dream") (c. 1399) is analyzed first. A dream vision, the main sources of which are Boethius' De consolatione philosophiae and Boccaccio's Corbaccio. Lo Somni is considered an example...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... He ascertained that Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 ?-1375) had composed it as the hundredth, and final, story of his Decameron (1353), and he learned that Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374) had subsequently translated it into Latin, although Perrault evidently did not realize that Petrarch had increased...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., and knowledge of all kinds. Since Krause mentioned the Italian writers Castiglione and Boccaccio in her book, I was hoping to find mention of Leon Battista Alberti's treatise, De commodis litterarum atque incommodis (1428-29), in which the author as a young humanist confronted the difficulties of intellectual...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in Medieval English Drama: Signs of Challenge and Change. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000. Gendre, A., and L. Petris. Par elevation d'esprit. Antoine Heroet: Ie poete, Ie prelat et son temps. Actes du Colloque de Cercanceaux (26-27 septem- bre 2003). Paris: Honore Champion. 2007. Gittes, Tobias Foster. Boccaccio's...