A Rhetoric of the Decameron.
- 2nd ed.
- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2003.
- Toronto Italian Studies
Toronto Italian Studies
1 online resource (234 pages)
- Electronic books.
- Migiel challenges readers to pay attention to Boccaccio's language and ultimately, Migiel contends, the stories of the Decameron suggest that as women become more empowered, the limitations on them, including the threat of violence, become more insistent.
Note on Citations of the Decameron
Introduction: A Rhetoric of the Decameron (and why women should read it)
1 Woman as Witness
2 Fiammetta v. Dioneo
3 Boccaccio's Sexed Thought
4 To Transvest Not to Transgress
5 Women's Witty Words: Restrictions on Their Use
6 Men, Women, and Figurative Language in the Decameron
7 Domestic Violence in the Decameron
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- Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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- Print version: Migiel, Marilyn A Rhetoric of the Decameron
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