9780873527613

Approaches to Teaching Boccaccio's Decameron

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  • ISBN13:

    9780873527613

  • ISBN10:

    0873527615

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-12-01
  • Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Series vii
Preface to the Volume viii
Part One: Materials
James H. McGregor
Editions and Translations
3(1)
Required and Recommended Reading for Undergraduates
4(1)
The Instructor's Library
4(6)
Reference Works
4(1)
Biographies and Background Works
5(3)
Critical Studies
8(1)
Collections of Essays
9(1)
Articles
9(1)
Audiovisual and Electronic Resources
10(5)
Part Two: Approaches
Introduction: The Decameron in the Classroom
15(6)
Teaching the Decameron in Its Traditions
Narrative in the Decameron and the Thousand and One Nights
21(10)
Bonnie D. Irwin
Non-Christian People and Spaces in the Decameron
31(8)
Janet Levarie Smarr
Boccaccio's Hidden Debt to Dante
39(5)
Robert Hollander
The Decameron's Secular Designs
44(7)
Julia Reinhard Lupton
Patterns of Meaning in the Decameron
51(12)
Michael Papio
Teaching the Decameron in a Historical Context
63(7)
Steven M. Grossvogel
Reflections on the Criticism of the Decameron
70(9)
Giuseppe Mazzotta
Gender and Sexuality in the Decameron
Women in the Decameron
79(8)
F. Regina Psaki
Medieval Fantasies: Other Worlds and the Role of the Other in the Decameron
87(8)
Marga Cottino-Jones
Anatomizing Boccaccio's Sexual Festivity
95(8)
Raymond-Jean Frontain
The Influence of the Decameron
The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales
103(16)
Robert W. Hanning
The Novella Tradition in Italy after Boccaccio
119(8)
James H. McGregor
From the Decameron to the Heptameron
127(7)
Aldo Scaglione
The Decameron in Spain
134(8)
Robert E. Bayliss
The Decameron and Italian Renaissance Comedy
142(7)
Angelo Mazzocco
Elizabeth H. D. Mazzocco
Boccaccio and the Visual Arts
Early Portraits of Boccaccio: A Doorway to the Decameron
149(15)
Victoria Kirkham
The Decameron on Film
164(8)
Kevin J. Harty
The Decameron Web: Teaching a Classic as Hypertext at Brown University
172(11)
Massimo Riva
Notes on Contributors 183(3)
Survey Participants 186(1)
Works Cited 187(16)
Index 203

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