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508. Boccaccio

Saturday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ravenna C, Sheraton

Program arranged by the American Boccaccio Association

Presiding: Marilyn Migiel, Cornell Univ.

1. "Queen for One Day: Pampinea's Unreliable Leadership in Boccaccio's Decameron," Valerio C. Ferme, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

2. "The Problematic Relationship between Narrative Fiction and Knowledge in Boccaccio's Decameron," Thomas Klinkert, Univ. of Freiburg

3. "Boccaccio versus Petrarca: Friendship, Greed, and the Civic Responsibility of Poetry," David Lummus, Yale Univ.


  • Italian Literature

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Subject: Boccaccio Society
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