The Decameron

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Click on "Brigata" to see the list of ten story tellers, then click on each story teller to see a list of the stories he or she tells.

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The Devil in Hell

Bernabo's Wife

Patient Griselda

Spendthrifts and their Nephew

A Lady, a Young Man, and a Dim-witted Friar

The Boy under the Chicken Coop

Decameron Presenters' Assignment (Ignore last year's Petrarch homework)

Presenters Rubric

Presenters (scroll down to find your class section)

Decameron HH assignments: each week read a section of the translator's Introduction
Table of Contents for the Translator’s Introduction:
I: World of the Author (31-55)

II: World of the Narrators (55-79)

III: World of the Narratives

Additional HH readings