TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Serafini-Sauli, Judith
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
MLN;Jan2011, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
64928251

 

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