Set against the background of the Black Death of 1348, Giovanni Boccaccio’s undisputed masterpiece recaptures both the tragedies and comedies of medieval life and is surely one of the greatest achievements in the history of literature.
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About Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–75) was an Italian author and poet who has long been honored—along with Petrarch and Dante—as one of the three fathers of Italian literature.
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Published by Signet Dec 07, 2010| 864 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-3/4| ISBN 9780451531735