C. K.
June 2010
Heliotropia;Jun2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1/2, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the life and works of Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio. He serves as the first true Dante lecturer and professor. He is considered as one of the greatest writers of the fourteenth century as he writes Italian and Latin verse and prose. His early works include "Filocolo," "L'elegia di Madonna Fiammetta," and "De casibus virorum illustrium." It is stated that his talents lie in incorporating a broad range of rhetorical and literary devices and narrative styles, presenting sublime and common elements in theme and language, and manipulating sources.


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