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Author: Peter Borghesi
Title: Boccaccio and Chaucer
Publisher: Bologna, N. Zanichelli
Subject (keywords, tags): Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375; Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400


Preface.--Introduction.--Political events.--General remarks on the English literature of the XIV century.--The "Roman de la rose".--Chaucer abroad.--Italian influence.--Rhyme royale.--The "Teseide".--The "Filostrato".--The Canterbury tales.--The Decameron.--The clerk's tale.--Boccaccio's Latin works.--Dramatic power.--Chaucer's influence.--A comparison.--Conclusion

Contributor: University of California Libraries
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