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L'Ameto

1st Edition

By Giovanni Boccaccio

Routledge

174 pages

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Originally published in 1985, this book contains a full translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's L'Ameto, alongside textual notes.Giovanni Boccaccio is famous for his great collection of short stories, the Decameron, but his other literary accomplishments are generally less well-known. Yet he helped revive the Latin eclogue and epistle and fostered the study of Greek; he made the major Renaissance compilation of classical myths, established the pastoral romance, and began formal Dante criticism. Among his more minor works belongs the Ameto, the first moden pastoral romance, translated here.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Select Bibliography. 3. L'Ameto. 4. Textual Notes.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General