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
(79-109,

Additional HH readings
109-132,

132-144)