The Pleasures of Reading: Boccaccio's Decameron and Female Literacy

Serafini-Sauli, Judith
January 2011
MLN;Jan2011, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism of the book "Decameron" by Giovanni Boccaccio is presented. It discusses female literacy and education. It also tackles the conflict formed on the usefulness of an educated women. It also mentions that the stories at "Decameron" are related to women who defy limitations imposed by their men.


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