Presentation of Boccaccio Volume: December 4th, 5:00 PM, ICC 450
THE DECAMERON THIRD DAY IN PERSPECTIVE (University of Toronto Press 2014) AND THE LECTURA BOCCACCII SERIES
This event will present the latest volume of the Lectura Boccaccii series, edited by Francesco Ciabattoni (Georgetown) and Pier Massimo Forni (Johns Hopkins).
Lectura Boccaccii is a 10-volume series, each dedicated to one day of Boccaccio’s masterpiece The Decameron (ca.1350). Each volume contains a reading of the day’s novellas, plus an introduction of the editors about the frame tale.
American Boccaccio Association officer Kristina Olson (George Mason) will present the series plan, its tradition and scholarly aims