Boccaccio's Vernacular Classicism: Intertextuality and Interdiscoursivity in the Decameron

Marchesi, Simone
June 2010
Heliotropia;Jun2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1/2, p31
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the aspects to consider when attempting to gloss a literary work such as "Decameron," by Giovanni Boccaccio. It explores the conditions required to bring a different text to its interpretation and the merit of the gloss. It analyzes the parameters determining the intertextual dynamics of the book. It examines how the book resonates with the voice of another intertext.


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