F. S. Stych, Boccaccio in English. Supplement, 2005


A supplement to Boccaccio in English: A Bibliography of Editions, Adaptations, and Criticisms. Greenwood Press, 1995.

[Incomplete second draft April 24, 2005. Based on “boaug26b.doc” draft and FSS’ corrections of Aug 17, 2004.]


Reviews of works listed in the book published too late for inclusion


No. 12  G.M. McWilliam, M.Ae. LXI (1992) 349-51.


No. 22  V. Kirkham, Italica LXX (1993) 79-89.


No. 42  V. Kirkham, Italica LXX (1993) 79-89.


No. 63  D.C.P. M.Ae LVIII (1989) 346. Very brief.


No. 174  C. O’Cuillean<in, MLR XCVI (2001) 531-2.


No. 1863  R. Haas In No. 1941 (See No. S 75) below.


No. 1867  L. Jepson, Lingua e Letteratura Italiana IV (1986) 170-71.


No. 2027  A. Bettinzoli, St. sul B. XXV (1997) 393-5.


No. 2030  M. Cottino-Jones, Rom. Phil. XLIV (1990) 240-45; V. Kirkham, Ren. Q. XLVII (1994) 653-6; C. Frisch and others, Italian History and Culture XVI (1996) 219-22.


No. 2040  J. Usher, MLR LXXXIV (1989) 191-2.


No. 2065  D. Koenigsberger, Cristianesimo nella Storia XII (1991) 205-8; E. Parlate, Roma nel Rinascimento 1991 179-80.


No. 2098  A.K. Cruell, For. It. XXIV (1990) 135-6; P. Vecchi-Galli, St. sul B. XIX (1990) 277-81; G. Lucente, It. Cult. IX (1991) 460-62.


No. 2106  G.L. Bruns, Comp. Lit. XLV (1993) 175-7.


No. 2171 P.G. Beidler, Speculum LXIII (1992) 513-4; S. Johnson, Am. N. & Q. V (1992) 29-30; B, Windeatt, N. & Q. CCXXXVII (1992) 495; D. Anderson, M. Ae. LXII (1993) 325-7; R. Ellis, MLR XXXVIII (1993) 313-4; T. Giartesio, Rass. Lett. It. XCVII (1993) 313-4; H.L. Spencer, RES XLV (1994) 412-3.


No. 2205  K. Craig, Vergilius XXXVII (1991) 12-4; J. Kleiner, Philosophy and Lit. XVI (1992) 187-8; M. Marcus, Ren. Q. XLV (1992) 833-6; J.S. Ryan, Parergon X (1992) 144-6; J.L. Smarr, Ren. Q. XLVI (1992) 542-3; T. Giartesio, Rass. Lett. It. XCVII (1993) 314; J.L. Smarr, Speculum LXVIII (1993) 211-2; L. Chalon, Moyen Age C (1994) 525-6; D. Looney, Speculum LXIX (1994) 521-3.


No. 2208  D. Parker, Lectura Dantis XIII (1993) 110-12; K. Taylor, Ren. Q. XLVI (1993) 819-20; G.D. Millet-Gerard, Rev. Lit. Comp. LXIX (1995) 225; A.M. Jeannet, Comp. Lit. St. XXXIII (1996) 307-13; J. Dagenais, Hisp. Rev. LXVII (1999) 250-53.


No. 2214  A.L. Lepschy, St. sul B. XXI (1991-2) 422-3; N.S. Thompson, M. Ae. LXI (1992) 351-2; J. Usher, MLR LXXXVIII (1993) 224.


No. 2220  J.G. Bryan, Choice XXX (1993) 764; C. Kleinhenz, St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 281-4.


No. 2221  J.L. Smarr, Annali d’Italianistica X (1992) 349-51; J.A. Cavallo, St. sul B. XXI (1993) 385-9; M. Marcus, For. It. XXVIII (1994) 194-5; A. Testafarri, Quad. It. XVI (1994) 267-9; L.L. Carroll, Ren. Q. XLVII (1994) 650-53; V. Kirkham, JMRS LXX (1995) 376-8; V. Kirkham, Speculum LXX (1995) 376-8.


No. 2236  N.S. Thompson, M. Ae. LXIII (1994) 157-8.


No. 2241  A.L. Lepschy, St. sul B. XXII (1994) 350-52.


Editions of Boccaccio’s Works published between 1882 and 2001




S 1  The elegy of Madonna Fiammetta sent by her to women in love. trans. Roberta L. Payne and Alexander H. Olsen. N.Y. Peter Lang. 1992. 149 pp. Studies in Italian Culture--Literature in History 9. Rev. M. Staples, Parergon XII (1995) 144-5; J.L. Smarr, Ren. Q. XLVIII (1995) 151-3.


De Claris mulieribus


S 2  Famous women, ed. and trans. Virginia Brown. Cambridge, MA, Harvard UP. 2001. 530 pp. I Tatti Renaissance Library 1. Latin and English text of De Claris mulieribus. Rev. T.L. Cooksey, Lib J. CXXVI (2001) 167-8; I.D. Rowland, N.Y. Times Bk. Rev. 22 IV. 2001 10.


De casibus


S 3  The text and concordance of De casibus virorum illustrium, trans. by Pedro Lopez de Ayala. HSA Ms. B1196 ed. Eric Naylor. Madison WI Seminary of Mediaeval Studies. 1994. 6 microfiches 11 x 15 cm. and guide 6 pp. Spanish series, Hispanic Seminary of Mediaeval Studies, 102. The Ms. was finished in Burgos 30. XII. 1476.




S 4  The Decameron, trans. by Guido Waldman. Introduction and notes by Jonathan Usher. Oxford, OUP. 1993. xxxix, 698 pp. World’s Classics. Paperback. Rev. N.S. Thompson, M. Ae. LXI (1992) 351-2; C.L. Stevens, It. St. XLIX (1994) 166-7; A.L. Lepsehy, XXII (1994) 349-50; N.S. Thompson, TLS 4773 (23. IX. 1994) 27.


Selections from the Decameron


S 5  Decameron: selected tales; novelle scelte: a dual language book ed. and trans. Stanley Appelbaum. Mineola NY. Dover pubs. 2000. xxv, 255 pp. Italian text of twenty novelle with a new English translation of them.


Criticism of Boccaccio’s Works and References to them


1938 - 1988-9


S 6  Goldschmidt, E.P. & Co. Ltd. Sources of English literature before 1640, including…books mentioned by Chaucer…Boccaccio, etc. London, Goldschmidt. 1938. [ii] 120 pp. front.illus. 14 pl. facsims. Catalogue No. 50.


S 7  Baum, Paull F. Chaucer’s nautical metaphors, S. Atlantic Q. XLIX (1950) 67-73 For Boccaccio see pp. 68-70: influence of Filostrato in “Troilus and Criseyde”


S 8  Bivar, A.D.H. The death of Eucratides in Mediaeval tradition, J. Royal Asiatic Soc. LXXXII (1950) 7-13. Boccaccio may have drawn on the 4th century Roman historian Trogus for the account of Demetrius of Bactria in De casibus VI vi, rather than on Justin.


S 9  Stroud, Theodore A. Boethius’ influence on Chaucer’s Troilus. Mod. Phil. XLIX (1951-2) 1-9. For the influence of Filostrato.


S 10  Owen, Charles A. Significance of a day in “Troilus and Criseyde”, Med. St. XXII (1960) 366-70. Chaucer expands his source in the Filostrato, exhibiting Criseyde in her social environment in the first part of Bk. II of “Troilus and Criseyde”.


S 11  Shepherd, Jean. Miss Bryfogel and the case of the warbling cuckolds wherein the clandestine bathroom book reviewer of Warren G. Harding school stumbles into a child’s garden of vices and is bushwhacked by the lurking serpent of temptation, Playboy August 1966 pp. 117, 132-6. illus. Reprinted as Ch. XXVI of “In God we trust” N.Y. Doubleday. 1966. Bantam edn. NY, Bantam Bks (Grosset & Dunlap) 1967 pp. 160-173 with the title Miss Bryfogel and the frightening case of the speckle-throated cuckold. A small boy reads the Decameron and especially III 1 innocently and with total lack of comprehension.


S 12  J, J.G.A. The scribe of the Bodleian Filocolo identified, Bodleian Lib. Res. IX (1977) 303-4. The Ms. was written for Lodovico Gonzaga by Andrea de Laude.


S 13  Smarr, Janet Levarie The Teseida, Boccaccio’s allegorical epic, N.E. Mod. Lang. Assoc. It. St. I (1977) 29-35


S 14  Windeatt, Barry “Peynted proces: Italian to English in Chaucer’s “Troilus”, Eng. Misc. XXVI-VII (1977-8) 79-103


S 15  Stych, Franklin Samuel An Anglo-Irish traveller in Tuscany during the Napoleonic wars, Riv. di Lett. Mod. e Comp. XXIV (1981) 271-85. Eustace’s strictures on Boccaccio and Hobhouses rebuke, pp. 277-8 (See Nos. 539 and 574)


S 16  Roaf, Christina. Francesco Sansovino e le sue Lettere sopra le dieci giornate del Decamerone, Quaderni di Retorica e Poetica I (1985) 91-8 facsims. 107 letters written towards the middle of the 16th century, reflecting the culture of the age and the taste of the author.


S 17  Carter, Tim Another promoter of the 1582 rassettatura of the Decameron, MLP LXXXI (1986) 893-9. A recently discovered document in the Archivio di Stato di Firenze suggests that the Giunti were actively concerned in the promotion in addition to those mentioned by Brown (No. 1358)


S 18  Smarr, Janet Levarie [Review of] Armando Balduino’s Boccaccio, Petrarca e altri poeti del Trecento. Florence, Olschki 1984 217 pp. Ren. Q. XXXIX (1986) 515-8


S 19  Usher, Jon. Caratteri e funzioni degli elementi pseudoautobiografici in Boccaccio I L’autobiografia: il vissuto e il narrato, Quaderni di Retorica e Poetica II (1986) 55-8


S 20  Battles, Dominique Chaucer’s “Franklin’s Tale” and Boccaccio’s Filocolo reconsidered, Ch. Rev. XXXIV (1989-90) 38-59. Finds “a compelling argument for the Filocolo as a source for the Franklin’s Tale”.


S 21  Besserman, Lawrence A note on the sources of Chaucer’s Troilus V 540-613, Ch. Rev. XXIV (1989-90) 306-8. Derivation by Chaucer from Ovid through Boccaccio


1990 - 2001


S 22  Brownlee, Marina Scordilis The severed word: Ovid’s Heroides and the novela sentimental. Princeton NJ Princeton UP. 1990. viii, 272 pp. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 23  Fleming, John Classical imitation and interpretation in Chaucer’s “Troilus” Lincoln NE Nebraska UP. 1990. xviii, 276 pp. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 24  Heinrichs, Katherine The myths of love; classical lovers in medieval literature. University Park PA, London, Pennsylvania State UP. 1990 x, 270 pp. For Boccaccio see the index. Rev. R. Psaki, Comp. Lit. XLVI (1994) 407-9


S 25  Nicosia, Giovanni Not a Cinderella but a sleeping beauty. John Keats: la corrispondenza, Boccaccio e l’Isabella. Nuovi Annali della Facolta di Magistero dell’UniversitB di Messina VIII-X (1990-92) 515-46.


S 26  Bergan, Brooke Surface and secret in the Knight’s Tale, Ch. Rev. XXVI (1991) 1-16. See especially pp. 5-8 for Chaucer’s reworking of the Teseida


S 27  Brown, Virginia Boccaccio in Naples: the Beneventan liturgical palimpsest of the Laurentian autographs (Mss. 29. 8. and 33.31) It. Med. e Um. XXXIV (1991) 41-126. 6 pl. diags.


S 28  Gilbert, Creighton Poets seeing artists’ work: instances in the Italian Renaissance. Florence, Olschki. 1991. 293. pp. pl. Boccaccio’s admirations Ch. 3; Boccaccio’s devotion to artists and art Ch. 4; The frescoes by Giotto in Milan (a reprint of No. 1727) Ch. 5; Boccaccio looking at actual frescoes [in the Amorosa Visione] Ch. 6. On Castagno’s nine famous men and women: sword and book as the basis for public service pp. 49-223.


S 29  Grossvogel, Steven The trial of Biancifior in Boccaccio’s Filocolo In L’imaginaire courtois et son double, ed. Giovanni Angeli and Luciano Formisano. Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane. © 1991. 515 pp. Pubblicazioni dell’UniversitB di Salerno. Sezione Atti, Convegni e Miscellanee 35.


S 30  Henderson, John Statius’ Thebaid Form premade. Proc. Cambridge Philol. Soc. (1991) 30-78. See p. 39 and n. 56 p. 67 for a somewhat dismissive comment on Boccaccio’s use of Statius.


S 31  Kellogg, Laura Boccaccio’s Criseida and her narrator, Filostrato, Critical Matrix VI (1991) 46-75. Narrative frames and layers in the Filostrato.


S 32  Lord, Mary Louise Boccaccio’s Virgiliana in the “Miscellanea Latina”, It. Med. e Um. XXXIV (1991) 127-97.


S 33  Lutter, Susan The lost garden of Coleridge, The Wordsworth Circle XXII (1991) 24-30 The Garden of Boccaccio a poem of 1828 on Stothard’s picture of the garden of Day III of the Decameron.


S 34  McAlpine, Monica E. Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale: an annotated bibliography 1900-1985. Toronto, Buffalo, London in Association with the University of Rochester, U. of Toronto Pr. 1991. lii, 432 pp. For Boccaccio see the index. The extensive annotations cover many minor points as well as those of major importance.


S 35  McLeod, Glenda Virtue and venom: catalogs of women from antiquity to the Renaissance. Ann Arbor, U. of Michigan Pr. 1991 vii, 168 pp. Women and Culture Series. See Ch. 3 for De claris mulieribus. Rev. T. Fenster, Speculum LXIX (1994) 217-8.


S 36  Robey, David [review of] Aldo Busi Il Decameron da un italiano all’altro. Prime cinque giornate. TLS 4618 (4.X.1991) 30. A “translation” of the first five days into present day Italian.


S 37  Branca, Vittore Ancora manoscritti figurati 1 Studi sul B. XX (1991-2) Mss. sold by Sotheby and Kraus in London and New York.


S 38  Coleman, William E. United States private collections (Ms. Kettameh) St. sul B. XX (1991-2) 19-43.


S 39  De la Mare, Albinia C. and Reynolds, Catherine Illustrated Boccaccio manuscripts in Oxford libraries, St. Sul B. XX (1991-2) 45-72.


S 40  Friedman, Rodger Il codice Spencer 33 della Public Library di New York. St. sul B. XX (1991-2) 3-17 Des cleres et nobles femmes.


S 41  Benson, Pamela Joseph The invention of the Renaissance woman: the challenge of female independence in the literature and thought of Italy and England. University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State UP. 1992. x 325 pp. pp. 9-31 “Boccaccio’s De mulieribus claris an ambiguous beginning.” “The foundation text of Renaissance prefeminism” but excludes women of Boccaccio’s own age.


S 42  Bliss, Lee The Renaissance Griselda: a woman for all seasons, Viator XXIII (1992) 301-43. For Decameron X 10.


S 43  Di Matteo, Anthony The genealogy of evil in Othello: Iago’s “Hell and night” N. & Q. N.S. XXXIX (1992) 331-4. An evil love or rather hatred as the firstborn of Hell (Erebus) and Night in Genealogia deorum III xvii.


S 44  Edwards, Robert R. Pandarus’s ‘unthrift’ and the problem of desire in Troilus and Criseyde In Chaucer’ Subgit to alle poesye (S 55) 74-87.


S 45  Ferme, Valerio C. Ingegno and morality in the new societal order: the role of the beffa in Boccaccio’s Decameron, RLA IV (1992) 248-53.


S 46  Fontana, Ernest Narrative disfigurement and the unnamed friend in Tennyson’s The lover’s tale, Victorian Newsletter LXXXII (1992) 33-7. Claims relevence to Decameron X 4 but see n. to No. 495.


S 47  Ganim, John M. Chaucerian ritual and patriarchal romance. Chaucer Year Book I (1992) I (1992) 65-86. “Troilus and Criseyde” and the Filostrato.


S 48  Hanning, Robert Cone Come in out of the code: interpreting the discourse of desire in the Filostrato and Chaucer’s “Troilus and Criseyde” In Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde:subgit to alle poesye (S 54).


S 49  Harvey, Nancy Lenz Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and the idea of ‘pleye’ In David G. Allen and Robert A. White eds. The work of dissimilitude: essays for the Sixth Citadel conference on Medieval and Renaissance literature Newark DE, U. of Delaware Pr. London, Assoc. UPs. 1992 292 pp. pp.48-56 for what Chaucer did to Il Filostrato and the role of “Lollius.”


S 50  Leavy, Barbara Fass To blight with plague: studies on a literary theme. NY and London, NYUP. 1992 xi, 237 pp. The diseased soul in Chaucer, Boccaccio and Poe pp. 41-82, where there is also a suggestion that the frame of the Decameron may also have influenced Defoe.


S 51  Muto, Lisa M. The parabola of pleasure: a study of the cornice of the Decameron. Ph.D. thesis, McGill. 1992. Abstract in DAI LIII. 3. 805A. Includes an iconography of the cornice.


S 52  Olsen, Christina Gross expenditure; Botticelli’s Nastagio degli Onesti panels Art Hist. XV (1992) 146-70 Scenes from Decameron V 8. See also Nos. 1492, 1494 and 1501.


S 53  Richardson, Brian Le edizioni del Corbaccio curate da Castorio Laurario Bibliofilia XCIV (1992) 165-9.


S 54  Roaf, R.A. and Cox, Catherine S. eds. Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde : subgit to alle poesye : essays in criticism. Binghamton NY, Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies. 1992. vxiii, 270 pp. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies series 104. Pegasus paperbacks 10.


S 55  Saycell, Ken J. Vitalizing alchemy: fourteenth century transformations of Boccaccio’s tale of Patient Griselda, Studi d’Italianistica nell’Africa Australe. Italian Studies in Southern Africa (SIAA) V (1992) 79-102.


S 56  Scaglione, Aldo Storytelling: the novella and the Decameron In The Western Pennsylvania Symposium on World Literature. Selected proceedings, 1974-91: a retrospective, ed. Carla E. Lucente. Greensburg PA Eadmer. 1992. xxviii, 215 pp. pp. 1-24.


S 57  Trueblood, Alan S. La Dorotea y la Elegia di Madonna Fiammetta In Hispanic Studies in Honour of Geoffrey Ribbans ed. Ann L. Mackenzie and Dorothy S. Severini. Liverpool, Liverpool UP. 1992 371 pp. 83-9.


S 58  Usher, Jonathan [Review of Francesco Bruni Boccaccio: l’invenzione della letteratura mezzana Bologna, Il Mulino. 1990. 522 pp. MLR LXXXVII (1992) 498-9. See also S. 81.


S 59  --------------- [Review of] Boccaccio Ninfale fiesolano ed. Pier Massimo Forni. Milan, Mursia. 1991 210 pp. MLR LXXXVII (1992) 499-500.


S 60  Wallace, David Chaucer and the absent city In Chaucer’s England: literature in historical context. ed. Barbara Hanwalt. Minneapolis, Minneapolis UP. 1992. xxii, 248 pp. Medieval Studies at Minnesota 4. pp. 59-90. Florence in the Decameron and the absence of London in the Canterbury Tales.


S 61  Windeatt, Barry Troilus and Criseyde. Oxford, Clarendon Pr. 1992. xiv, 414 pp. Oxford Guides to Chaucer. See the index for Boccaccio.


S 62  Woffords, Susanne L. The social aesthetics of rape in Boccaccio and Botticelli In Quint. David and others eds. Creative imitation: new essays on Renaissance literature in honor of Thomas M. Greene. Binghamton NY Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies. 1992. xiii, 411 pp. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 95 189-238.


S 63  Zago, Esther Gender and melancholy in Boccaccio’s Decameron, Lingua e Stile XXVII (1992) 173-4.


S 64  Alfie, Fabian [Review of] Giovanni Boccacco Ninfale fiesolano ed. P.M. Forni. Milan Mursia. 1991 210 pp. Italica LXX (1993) 103-4.


S 65  Baranski, Zygmunt G. A note of the Trecento: Boccaccio, Benvenuto and the dream of Dante’s pregnant mother In Miscellanea di Studi danteschi (S.      ) I 69-82.


S 66  Boitani, Piero and Torti, Anna eds. Interpretation, mediaeval and modern. Woodbridge, Suffolk/Rochester NY. Brewer. 1993. vii, 212 pp. The J.A.W. Bennett Memorial Lectures 8th series. Perugia 1992.


S 67  Bruni, Francesco Interpretation within the Decameron In Interpretation mediaeval and modern (S 66) 123-136. Communication, verbal and non-verbal in certain novelle.


S 68  Cro, Stelio The marks of the trickster: a new hero(ine) for the new age, Can. J. It. St. XVI (46) (1993) 1-20. Boccaccio as a forerunner of Machiavelli in a new political outlook.


S 69  Cruikshank, Don William The lovers of Teruel (Los amantes de Teruel) a romantic story, MLR LXXXVIII (1993) 881-93. Los amantes de Teruel and Decameron IV 8.


S 70  Donaldson-Evans, Lance K. The narrative of desire: Boccaccio and the French Decamerons of the 15th and 16th centuries, Neophil. LXXVII (1993) 541-52. Differences of moral implication.


S 71  Ferrrante, Joan M. Politics, finance and feminism in Decameron II 7. St. sul B. XXI (1993) 151-74. A political allegory of Florence exploited in the later 13th century in the form of Alatiel as an innocent victim.


S 72  Fleming, Ray Happy endings? -- Resisiting women and the economy of love in Day V of Boccaccio’s Decameron, Italica LXX (1993) 30-45.


S 73  Gertz, S. M. Kim The readerly imagination: Boccaccio’s commentary on Dante’s Inferno V. Rom. Forsch. CV (1993) 1-29.


S 74  Ginsberg, Warren S. “Medium autem, et extrema sunt eiusdem genesis”: Boccaccio’s Filostrato and the shape of writing, Exemplaria I (1993) 185-206. Ends and means in the Filostrato.


S 75  Haas, Renate Pope Joan and Patient Griselda as Top Girls: late medieval literature via poetic decoration In Interpretation medieval and modern (S 66) 25-41. There is an evident allusion to No. 1863.


S 76  Kainsworth, Peter Petrarchism in Boccaccio’s Rime? In The Cultural Heritage of the Italian Renaissance: Essays in Honour of T.G. Griffith, ed. C.E.J. Griffiths and R. Mastings. Lewiston NY E. Mellin Pr. 1993. xi, 264 pp. 46-64.


S 77  Harris, Neil The Ripoli Decameron, Guglielmo Libri and the ‘incomparable’ Harris In The Italian book 1465-1800: studies presented to Dennis E. Rhodes on his 70th birthday, ed. Denis V. Reidy. London, British Library. 1993 xxi, 401 pp. The British Library Studies in the History of the Book. 323-34.


S 78  Hollander, Robert The proem of the Decameron: Boccaccio between Ovid and Dante In Miscellanea di studi danteschi in memoria di Silvio Pasquazi, ed. Alfonso Paolella and others. Naples, Federico & Ardia. 1993. 2v. faesims. port. A penetrating study, stressing the importance of the Proemio and its neglect by even scholarly readers and drawing parallels with the Commedia and the Remedia Amoris.


S 79  Jocelyn, M.D. The sources of Boccaccio’s Genealogia deorum gentilium libri and the myths about early Italy In Il mito del Rinascimento. ed. Luisa Rotondi Secchi Tarugi. Milan, Nuovo Orizzonte. 1993 503 pp. illus. Caleidoscopic 4.


S 80  Kirkham, Victoria Two new translations -- The early Boccaccio in English dress, Italica LXX (1993) 79-89. Reviews of S 22 and 42 noted above.


S 81  ------------------ [Review of] Francesco Bruni Boccaccio: l’invenzione della letteratura mezzana. Bologna, Il Mulino. 1990. 522 pp. Speculum LXVIII (1993) 113-6. See also S. 58.


S 82  ------------------ The sign of reason in Boccaccio’s fiction. Florence, Olschki. 1993 283 [1] pp. pl. Biblioteca di Lettere Italiane. Studi e Testi 43. Revised versions of Nos. 1848, 1913, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2062, 2140, 2174 with a new essay on the Amorosa Visione -- Amorous vision and scholastic vistas pp. 55-116. The whole concerned with iconography and symbolism in general. Rev. A.L. Lepschy Lett. It. XLVII (1994) 377-8; M. Marti, GSLI CXI (1994) 627-8; G. Chiecchi, St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 284-7; J.L. Smarr, Speculum LXX (1995) 641-3; P.M. Forni, MLN VIII (1996) 171-80.


S 83  Kolodziej, Jersy Julia Voznesenskaia’s women with love and squalor, In Fruits of Her Plume: Essays on Contemporary Russian Women’s Culture, ed. Helena Goscile Armonk. NY and London. Sharpe. 1993. xxiii, 278 pp. 225-238. Shows how closely Voznesenkaia’s Zhenskii Dekameron is modelled structurally on the Decameron although its narrators more often than not recount personal experiences which also reflect the author’s own. See especially pp. 225-7.


S 84  Marcus, Millicent J. Film making by the book: Italian cinema and literary adaptation. Baltimore MD Johns Hopkins UP. 1993. xiv, 313 pp. Pasolini’s Decameron: writing with bodies pp. 136-55.


S 85  O’Brien, Dennis J. Warrior queen: the character of Zenobia according to Giovanni Boccaccio, Christine de Pisan and Sir Thomas Elyot, Meiaeval Perspectives VIII (1993) 53-68.


S 86  Psaki, Regina The play of genre and voicing in Boccaccio’s Corbaccio, Italiana V (1993) 41-54.


S 87  Rooksby, Rikky and Shrimpton, Nicholas eds. The whole music of passion: new essays on Swinburne. Aldershot, Seelar Pr. [Brookfield VT Ashgate Pub. Co.] 1993, xvi, 186 pp. Contains early drafts of “The Two Dreams” based on Decameron IV 6 (See also S 90 and 93).


S 88  Rumble, Patrick Allen La trilogia della vita : P.P. Pasolini’s scherme eloquie. Ph.D. thesis. U. of Toronto 1993. Abstract in DAI LIII 8 (1993) 2581 A.


S 89  Schaber, Bennet The aesthetics of deception: Giotte in the text of Boccaccio In Postmodernism across the ages: essays for a postmodernity that wasn’t born yesterday, ed. Bill Readings and Bennet Schaber. Syracuse NY, Syracuse UP. 1993 xvii, 279 pp. 47-62. Shows a deconstructionist tendency.


S 90  Shrimpton, Nicholas and Burnett, Timothy Three unpublished poems by A.C. Swinburne In The Whole Music of Passion (S 87) pp. 159-165 and see also S 93.


S 91  Smarr, Janet Levarie. Boccaccio’s elegia: on the use of classics. It. Cult. XI (1993) 127-34 Classicism in Fiammetta and its moral giustification.


S 92  Suzuki, Mihoko. Gender, power and the female reader: Boccaccio’s Decameron and Marguerite de Navarre’s Heptameron, Comp. Lit. St. XXX (1993) 231-252. Sees Boccaccio as misogynistic, Marguerite as anti-patriarchal, Decameron X 10 a fantasy of male omnipotence.


S 93  Swinburne, Algernon Charles (ii) The white hind from Boccaccio in The Whole Music of Passion (S 87) pp. 172-4. An early draft of two passages printed in “Poems and ballads” 1866 (No. 492) as “The Two Dreams (From Boccaccio)”. Now Ashley Ms. 1841 in the British Library, where it is entitled as above. See also S 90.


S 94  Usher, Jonathan “Magna pars abest”: a borrowed sententia in Boccaccio’s De casibus, St. sul B. XXI (1993) 235-42. For Boccaccio’s use of Valerius Maximus in the De casibus.


S 95  ----------------- “Quid referam Baias: Boccaccio e il topos dei bagni, Medioevo Romanzo XVIII (1993) 105-114. A possible Ovidian inspiration for Baia and its baths in Boccaccio.


S 96  ----------------- Pieces of Dante among Cipolla’s relics, Lectura Dantis XIII (1993) 22-31.


S 97  Capone, Cynthia C. The representation of women in Boccaccio’s Decameron, La Fusta X (1993-4) 13-27.


S 98  Anderson, David Boccaccio’s glosses on Statius, St. sul B. XXII (1994) 3-134 10 pl. With a list of the Mss. of the Thebaid and of commentaries on it. The plates are photographs from Ms. Medicea-Laurenziana Plat. 38. 6.


S 99  ----------------- The Italian background of Chaucer’s epic similes, Annali d’Italianistica XII (1994) 15-38.


S 100  Beck, Nora Maria Singing in the garden: an examination of music in Trecento painting and Boccaccio’s “Decameron” Ph.D. thesis, Columbia U. 1993. 305 pp. Abstract in DAI LIV 7 (1994) 2376 A.


S 101  Beidler, Peter G. Chaucer’s ‘Reeves Tale,’ Boccaccio’s Decameron IX 6 and two “soft” German analogues, etc. Ch. Rev. XXVIII (1994) 237-251. The author considers Chaucer must have known the novella, which is therefore a “hard” analogue.


S 102  Bronfman, Judith Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale: the Griselda story received, rewritten. NY/London, Garland. 1994. xiv, 162 pp. front. pl. facsims. Garland studies in medieval literature 11. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities v. 1831. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 103  Carroll, Linda L. [Review of] Pier Massimo Forni Forme e complesse e nel Decameron Florence, Olschki. 1992, Ren. Q. XLVII (1994) 650-53.


S 104  Connon, Derek F. A further influence on Moliere’s L’Ecole des femmes, Fr. St. XLVIII (1994) 58-9. The author considers the play must owe its denouement to Decameron V 5, espeically since the heroine is Agnes/Agnesa in both.


S 105  Consolini, Dina Maria Parodies of love in the Middle Ages: the poetics of re-writing. Ph.D. thesis Yale 1993 241 pp. Abstract in DAI LIV 8 (1994) 3022 A. The last chapter is partially concerned with Boccaccio’s attitude to women and love.


S 106  Cottino-Jones, Marga [Review of] Vittore Branca Tradizione delle opere di Giovanni Boccaccio 2: un secondo elence. Rome, Storia e Letteratura. 1991. v, 584 pp. Storia e Letteratura. Raccolta di Studi e Testi 175, Speculum LXIX (1994) 429-30.


S 107  D’Antuono, Nancy L. And the story goes ‘round and round’: the genesis and fortunes of Il can dell’ortolano, It. Cult. XIII (1994) 107-23. For Decameron V 7: the sequence Italian novella-Spanish play-Italian play exemplifies the use of the novella by later writers.


S 108  Di Sirto, Laura Boccaccio, friend or foe. An examination of the role of women in the Decameron, Spunti e Ricerche X (1994) 63-75.


S 109  Dufresne, Laura Rinaldi Women warriors: a special case from the fifteenth century, The City of Ladies. Women’s St. XXIII (1994) 111-31 illus. Boccaccio and Christine de Pizan, for whom it is more important. The illustrations are from Mss.


S 110  Fenton, James A disease that lingers in our imagination, Independent 3. X. 1994 18. Reprinted as The disease of all diseases. NY Review of Bks. XLI (1.XII.1994) 48. A brief modern appreciation of the impact of the plague as described by Boccaccio in the Proemio of the Decameron.


S 111  Fogli, Giovanna Tragedy, laughter and Cavalcantian lovers: Boccaccio’s criticism of the sweet new style. Memla It. St. XVIII (1994) 13-29.


S 112  Franklin, Margaret A note on Boccaccio in hiding: Raphael’s Parnassus fresco, Source XIV No. 1 (1994) 1-5.


S 113  Gehl, Paul F. Preachers, teachers and translators: the social meaning of language studies in Trecento Tuscany, Viator XXV (1994) 289-323. pp. 320-21. Boccaccio’s humanistic motives as the probable translator of Livy.


S 114  Goldberg, Harriet Looking for the fifteenth century author. “De ilustres mujeres en romance.” Livius VI (1994) 107-20. For De claris mulieribus.


S 115  Gray, Douglas Bocase in Kent In Il passaggiere italiano : saggi sulle letterature di lingua inglese in onore di Sergio Rossi, ed. Renze S. Crivelli and Luigi Sampietro. Rome, Bulzoni. 1994. 569 pp. Biblioteca di anglistica 4. pp. 59-71.


S 116  Guerra Bosch, Teresa The religious satire in the Decameron and The Canterbury Tales, Philologica Canariensia [I] (1994) 181-91. Decameron VI 10, VII, 3 and IX 2. “Boccaccio seems to be more understanding of the frailties of the religious while Chaucer is more openly a joker.”


S 117  Hill, Alan G. Wordsworth, Boccaccio and the pagan gods of antiquity, RES XLV (1994) 26-41. pp. 32-5 for the Genealogia deorum, studied by Wordsworth and Coleridge.


S 118  Hoeveler, Diane Long Decapitating romance: class, fetish and ideology in Keats’s Isabella 321-38. See pp. 337-8 for Keats’s motivation for adapting Boccaccio in his treatment of Decameron IV 5.


S 119  Hyatte, Reginald Boccaccio’s Decameron and de Ferriere’s Songe de pestilence, Explicator LIII (1994) 3-5. “The brigata of the Decameron offers a courtly example of moderation, prudence, justice and constancy” in the light of the moral degeneracy accompanying the plague.


S 120  Kuhns, Richard The architecture of sexuality. Body and space in the Decameron In Freud and forbidden knowledge,ed. . Peter L. Rudnyteley and Ellen Kandler Spitz. NY, NYUP. 1994. x [ii] 186 pp. pp. 153-63.


S 121  Langer, Ulrich Perfect friendship: studies in literary and moral philosophy from Boccaccio to Corneille. Geneva, Droz. 1994. 273 pp. paperback. Histoire des ideas et critique litteraire 331. At pp. 45-7 the apparent lack of motivation for the friendship of Tito and Gisippo in Decameron X 8. Rev. J.C. Margolin, BHR LVII (1995) 521-3; S. Rendall, Fr. For. XX (1995) 245-6; N.S. Struver, 16th Cent. J. XXVI (1995) 713-4; T. Peach, HLR XCI (1996) 214-5; M. Renaud, Lit. Comp. LXX (1996) 630-31; S. Murphy, Ren. Q. L (1997) 924-6l J. O’Brien, Fr. St. LI (1997) 197-8.


S 122  Maiseen, Thomas. Attila, Totila e Carlo Magno fra Dante, Villari, Boccaccio e Malispini per la genesi di due Hun as destroyer of Florence, Charlemagne as its restorer. For Boccaccio see pp. 597-605 and 611.


S 123  Naylor, Eric W. Pero Lopez Ayala protohumanist, Livius VI (1994) 121-8. See also No. 2033 and S 3.


S 124  Pennisi, Francesco A. [Review of] Pier Massimo Forni Forme complesse nel Decameron. Florence, Olschki. 1992 153 pp. Biblioteca di Lettere Italiane 42, Speculum LXIX (1994) 1163-4. Finds the work especially important from a bibliographical point of view, e.g. Ch. 2 for Ovid’s influence on Boccaccio.


S 125  Roman, Marco David The “Chastoiement” and the “Decameron”; rhetorical examples of vernacularization. Ph.D. thesis Florida State U. 1993. 229 pp. Abstract in DAI LIV 8 (1994) 3022-3 A. Vernacularization of the Disciplina Clericalis in three tales of the Decameron.


S 126  Staples, Max Alexander The ideology of the “Decameron”. Lewiston NY, Nellin Pr. 1994. 304 pp. Rev. J. Nall, YWMLS (1995) 472-3; A.L. Lepschy, St. sul B. XXIV (1996) 314-5.


S 127  Stone Gregory B. The death of the troubadour; the late medieval resistance to the Renaissance. Philadelphia PA, U. of Pennsylvania Pr. 1994. viii, 230 pp. See pp. 104-8 for Decameron IV 9.


S 128  Vasvari, Louise O. “L’usignuolo in gabbia”: popular tradition and pornographic parody in the Decameron, For. It. XXVIII (1994) 224-51 with extensive bibliography. The title naturally refers to Decameron V 4.


S 129  Virtue, Nancy Elizabeth Representations of rape in the Renaissance novella. Ph.D. thesis. Wisconsin. 1993. 278 pp. Abstract in DAI LIV 9 (1994) 3460 A. See Ch. 2 for Boccaccio’s attitude.


S 130  Alfie, Fabian. Poetics enacted: a comparison of the novellas of Guido Cavalcanti and Cecco Angiulieri in Boccaccio’s Decameron, St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 171-96. The importance of the novelle for the light they shed on the two poets. (Decameron VI 9 and IX 4).


S 131  Baraff, Barbara Ellen. Theatricality in the Decameron. Ph.D. thesis, U. of California, Berkeley. 1994. 187 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 5 (1995) 1807 A.


S 132  Brownlee, Kevin. Christine de Pizan’s canonical authors. The special case of Boccaccio, Comp. Lit. St. XXXII (1995) 244-61. Sees Christine using the Decameron to rewrite De claris mulieribus. See No. 2217 for an earlier Italian version


S 133  Budra, Paul. ‘Exemplifying frailty’: representing English women in De Casibus tragedy, Phil. Q. LXXIV (1995) 359-72. Argues that the tragedy of political women failed after the real life of Queen Elizabeth I.


S 134  Callmann, Ellen. Subjects from Boccaccio in Italian painting, 1375-1525, St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 19-78. 15 pl. With bibliography and index to the pictures by location.


S 135  Clark-Evans, Christine. Boccaccio’s “narratio interrupta”: the “Cornice” and the first tale of Day VI, Can J. It. St. XVIII (1995) 136-45. A study in “closure.”


S 136  Clogan, Paul M. Visions of Thebes in medieval literature In Proceedings of the XIII Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association ICLA Tokyo. The force of vision II Visions in history. Visions of the Other, ed. Earl Miner and others. Tokyo. 1995. xvi, 657 pp. 144-51. (See S 156)


S 137  Del Santo, Jean Catherine. Sexual politics, alterity and the search for signifiers in Boccaccio’s Decameron Ph.D. thesis. Indiana 1994. 239 pp. Abstract in DAI LV 8 (1995) 2416 A.


S 138  Diffley, Paul B. From translation to imitation and beyond: a reassessment of Boccaccio’s role in MarguJrite de Navarre’s HeptamJron, MLR XC (1995) 345-362.


S 139  Esposito, Enzo. Bollettino bibliografico. XLIX Integrazione alle precedenti puntate (1972-92). L’integrazione di St. sul B. (1993) St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 265-80.


S 140  Freccero, Carla. From Amazon to court lady. Generic hybridization in Boccaccio’s Teseida, Comp. Lit. St. XXXII (1995) 226-43. The author sees Boccaccio as opposing recognition and containment or “domestication” against the misogynist/feminist poles of the discussion concerning the querelle des femmes.


S 141  Gembera, Disa. Disarming women: gender and poetic authority from the “Thebaid” to the “Knight’s Tale.” Ph.D. thesis. Cornell U. 1995. 287 pp. Abstract in DAI LV 11 (1995) 3505 A. Ch. 4 Boccaccio’s use of the Thebaid.


S 142  Hardman, Phillipa. Chaucer’s articulation of the narrative in Troilus: the manuscript evidence, Ch. Rev. XXX (1995) 111-33. Manuscript evidence reveals that Chaucer followed Boccaccio more closely in form and content that has been thought.


S 143  Haywood, Louise. Gradissa: a fictional female reader in/of a male author’s text. M. Ae. LXIV (1995) 85-99. Fiammetta and Juan de Flores Fiometa in Grimalte y Gradissa.


S 144  Hollander, Robert and Cahill, Courtney. Day ten of the Decameron: the myth of Order, St. sul B. XXIII (1995) 113-70. The Decameron as not belonging to the matrix of tragedy/comedy but to the tradition of Roman satire and comedy.


S 145  Hyatte, Reginald. Reconfiguring ancient amicitia perfecta in Decameron X 8. It. Q. XXXII (1995) 27-37. Stresses Filomena’s role as narrator.


S 146  Irwin, Bonnie D. What’s in a frame? the medieval textualization of traditional story telling, Oral Tradition X (1995) 27-53. The Decameron passim.


S 147  Kellogg, Laura D. Boccaccio and Chaucer’s Cressida. NY. P. Lang. 1995. xi, 144 pp. Studies in the Humanities 16. Traces Cressida’s descent from Dido, with an appendix on Boccaccio’s treatment of the latter.


S 148  Kirkpatrick, Robin. English and Italian Literature From Dante to Shakespeare: a Study of Source, Analogue and Divergence. London/NY, Longman. 1995. ix, 328 pp. Paperback. For Boccaccio see the index. Rev. S. Roush, Comp. Lit. St. XXXV (1998) 309-12.


S 149  La Gony, Michael. Wormy circumstance: symbolism in Keats’s Isabella, St. in Romanticism XXXIV (1995) 321-42. pp. 325-7 for Keats’s attitude to Boccaccio.


S 150  Land, Norman E. The viewer as poet: the Renaissance response to art. University Park PA Pennsylvania State UP. 1995. xx, 216 pp. illus. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 151  Mazzotta, Giuseppe F. Two visions of the world: Dante and Boccaccio, Medieval Perspectives X (1995) 27-48.


S 152  Milliken, Roberta Lee. Neither “clere laude” nor “sklandre”: Chaucer’s translation of Criseyde, Womens’ St. XXIV (1995) 191-204. Comparison with the Filostrato, where Criseyde is more conscious of her social position.


S 153  Moe, Nelson. Not a love story: sexual aggression, law and order in Decameron X 4, Rom. Rev. LXXXVI (1995) 623-38. An earlier version was given in a lecture at the U. of Michigan. March 15, 1991.


S 154  Park, Yoon-hee. Rewriting woman evil? Problems in four Criseida stories. Ph.D. thesis U. of N. Texas. 1995. 257 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 5 (1995) 1796 A. Changing attitudes to Criseida in Boccaccio, Henryson, Shakespeare and Dryden. There is an obvious allusion to “Writing woman good,” a chapter in Sheila Delany’s Medieval literary politics, etc. Manchester/NY, Manchester UP. 1990.


S 155  Pisanti, Tommaso Boccaccio in Inghilterra tra Medioevo e Rinascimento In L’un lito e l’altro. Circolazione dantesca e altri saggi. Naples, Liguori. 1995. vi, 197 pp. Strumenti series. 171-82.


S 156  Richards, Sylvie L.F. Thrice told tales: embedded narratives in the Decameron and the HeptamJron In Proceedings of the XIII Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (See S 136) III Powers of narration: literary theory. Tokyo, U. of Tokyo Pr. 1995 pp. 138-46.


S 157  Spellenger, Paul. The matakorphosis of masorno: a note on Chaucer’s translation of Filostrato I 54 in Troilus I 526-32, Ch. Rev. XXIX (1995) 348-51. “that fol” in Chaucer’s lines perhaps due to a misunderstanding of the passage in the Filostrato.


S 158  Stych, Franklin Samuel. Boccaccio in English: a bibliography of editions, adaptations and criticism. Westport CT Greenwood Pr. 1995. xix, 254 [1] pp. Bibliographies and indexes in world literature 48. Rev. T.M. Izbicki, Choice LXXXII (1995) 1580-81; Anon. Ann d’It. XIII (1995) 540; S.U. Baldassari, Riv. di St. It. XV (1997) 221-2; J.B. Dillon, ARBA (1997) 462; A.L. Lepschy, St. sul B. XXV (1997) 401-2.


S 159  Thompson, Phyllis A.N. The triumph of Poverty over Fortune: illuminations from Boccaccio’s De casibus virorum illustrium. Ph.D. thesis Boston, Boston University, 1994 484 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 6 (1995) 2021-2 A. Mainly from Mss. and incunabula of De Premierfait’s version with a few from Lydgate’s. Indexes of Mss. and early editions, etc.


S 160  Traubner, Richard [Review of] SuppJ Boccaccio etc. Opera News LX (2. VIII. 1995) 24. A review of a CD of SuppJ‘s operetta Boccaccio with Die Schone Galathee. Eurodisc 258-376. At p. 21 an illustration of a sheet music copy of SuppJ‘s Boccaccio Marsch. Boccaccio is described by the author as SuppJ‘s best-loved full-length operetta.


S 161  Vacea, Diane Duyos. Converting Alibech “nunc spiritus copulens,” JMRS XXV (1995) 207-27. The tale as critique of theological views of sexuality. Amor and Caritas as a single emotion.


S 162  Biow, Douglas. Mirabile dictu: representation of the marvellous in medieval and Renaissance epic. Ann Arbor MI. U. of Michigan Pr. 1996 199 pp. Stylus series. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 163  Buettner, Brigitte. Boccaccio’s “Des clPres et nobles femmes”: systems of signification in an illuminated manuscript. Seattle WA/London, College Art Association/U. of Washington. 1996 x, 139 pp. 106 pl. Monographs on the fine arts 53. 15-24 The impact of De claris mulieribus in France and the importance of the miniatures in this Ms. of the anonymous translation. Rich bibliography. Rev. F. Smollet Speculum LXXIV (1999) 701-4.


S 164  Doden, Frank Arlan. A funny thing happened on the way to my dissertation. Ph.D. thesis U. of Kansas. 1995 436 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 11 (1996) 4395 A. The introduction discusses humour as a subversive device in mediaeval literature as exemplified in Boccaccio.


S 165  Edwards, Robert R. Source, context and cultural translation in the Franklin’s Tale, M. Phil. XCIV (1996) 141-62. Cultural and social differences between Meneden’s story in the Questioni d’Amore of the Filocolo and the Franklin’s Tale.


S 166  Esposito, Enzo. Bollettino bibliograficoli: integrazioni alle precedenti puntate (1976-1993) St. sul B. XXIV (1996) 283-303.


S 167  Forni, Pier Massimo. Adventures in speech: rhetoric and speech in Boccaccio’s ‘Decameron’. Philadelphia PA. U. of Pennsylvania Pr. 1996. 155 pp. Rev. N. Giannetti, St. sul B. XXV (1997) 387-92; J. Usher, M Ae. LXVI (1997) 156-7; V. Kirkham, Ren. Q. LI (1998) 613-4: C O’Cuilean<in, MLR XCIII (1998) 238-40; W.A. Rebhorn, Speculum LXXIII (1998) 514-6; M. Staples, Parergon XV (1998) 197-200; S.S. Thomas, Ren. Q. XLV (1998) 191-2.


S 168  Gabriele, Tommasina. Aspects of nudity in the Decameron In Gendered contexts: new perspectives in Italian cultural studies, ed. Laura Benedetti and others. NY. P. Lang. 1996. 221 pp. illus. Studies in Italian culture. Literature in history 10. pp. 31-8. Nudity usually implies vulnerability, danger or shame.


S 169  Giusti, Eugenio L. The widow in Giovanni Boccaccio’s work: a negative exemplum or a symbol of positive praxis. In Gendered contexts,etc (See S 168) 39-48.


S 170  Greene, Thomas M. Ritual and text in the Renaissance, In Reading the Renaissance culture, poetics and drama. NY.Garland 1996, viii, 290 pp. Garland reference library of the humanities. Garland Studies in the Renaissance 4.17-34. At pp. 23-4 discusses the crowning of the “sovereigns” in the Decameron, beginning with Pampinea, and of Fiammetta in Il Filocolo.


S 171  Grossvogel, Steven. What do we really know of Ser Ciapelletto? Veltro XL (1996) 132-7. For Decameron I 1.


S 172  Guidotti, Richard Williams. Deceivers, credulous skeptics and believers: historical, fictional and hermetic identity development of authors and characters in Boncompagno da Signa, Salimbene da Parma, Dante and Boccaccio. Ph.D. thesis Berkeley 1995. 213 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 9 (1996) 3574-5 A.


S 173  Hagedorn, Suzanne Christine. Abandoned women: studies of an Ovidian theme in the works of Dante, Boccaccio and Chaucer. Ph.D. thesis Cornell. 1995. Abstract in DAI LVI 7 (1996) 2671 A. For Teseida, Amorosa Visione and Fiammetta.


S 174  Harris, Neil. Una pagina capovolta nel Filocolo veneziano del 1472. Bibliofilia XCVIII (1996) 1-21. A technical discussion of how the error may have come about.


S 175  Hirakawa, Sukehiro. The Divina Commedia, the plays of Japan: an attempt at reciprocal elucidation. Comp. Lit. St. XXXIII (1996) 35-58.


S 176 Holmes, Olivine The Vita Nuova in the context of Vatican Ms. Chigiano L. VIII 305 and Dante’s “Iohannian” strategy of authorship. Exemplaria VIII (1996) 193-229 B.


S 177  Ife, B. His heart in her mouth [a review of] Nick Ward, Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron [a play performed at the Gate Theatre, London in August 1996] TLS 4871 (9. VIII 1996) 20. A somewhat unsavoury dramatization of about one tenth of the Decameron. The title of the review obviously refers to IV 9.


S 178.  Kennedy, Angus J. [Review of] Bianciotto, Gabriel Le Roman de Troyle [Rouen, UniversitJ de Rouen] 1994. 2v. M. Ae. LXV (1996) 329-30. A thesis for the Doctorat d’Etat of 1977. For the Filostrato.


S 179  Kron, Thomas. Acquisitions in focus. Boccaccio’s Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes at the Getty Museum, Apollo CXLIV (1996) No. 415 576-8. A Premierfait Ms. (Ms. 63) illuminated by the Boucicaut Master and his workshop.


S 180  Levenstein, Jessica. Out of bounds: passion and the plague in Boccaccio’s Decameron, Italica LXXIII (1996) 313-35.


S 181  Lupton, Julia Reinhard. Afterlives of the saints: hagiography, typology and Renaissance literature, Stanford CA Stanford UP. 1996 xxxii, 269 pp. pl. New wine in old skins: The Decameron and secular literature 85-109 and see also the index for Boccaccio.


S 182  McEntire, Sandra J. Illusions and interpretation in the ‘Franklin’s Tale,’ Ch. Rev. XXI (1996) 145-63. For Decameron X 5.


S 183  Maginnis, Hayden B.J. Boccaccio: a poet making pictures, Source XV. No. 2 (1996) 1-7. Notes in the history of art. According to the author Boccaccio’s description of the frescoed chamber in the Amorosa Visione gives us a Trecento view of painting.


S 184  Milliken, Roberta Lee. Neither “clere laude” nor “sklandre”: Chaucer’s translation of Criseyde and sensual and holy locks: a study of hair in women’s hagiography. Ph.D. thesis Toledo OH 1995 51 pp. Abstract in DAI LVI 7 (1996) 2672 A. Pt. I Chaucer’s transformation of Criseida.


S 185  Morgan, Gerald. Boccaccio’s Filocolo and the moral argument of the Franklin’s Tale In Chaucer: contemporary critical essays, ed. V. Allen. NY, St. Martin’s Pr. 1996. xii, 268 pp. New Casebooks. 63-76. A reprint of No. 2032.


S 186  Perfetti, Lisa RenJe. The laughter of ladies, the wit of women: finding a place for the female reader in medieval comic literature. Ph.D. thesis U. of N. Carolina 1996. 322 pp. Abstract in DAI LVII 5 (1996) 2029 A. See Ch. 3 for the Decameron.


S 187  Reed, Laura Marie. Interrupted feasts: confrontation with the uncanny in medieval and Renaissance texts. Ph.D. thesis Yale 1996. 187 pp. Abstract in DAI LVII 6 (1996) 2495 A. Chapter 2 is concerned with the Decameron and how far feasts succeed in sublimating the violence and desire which disrupt communities.


S 188  Richards, Sylvie L.S. Speaking politically correct in the feminine voice: examples from the Decameron and HeptamJron In Imagining culture: essays in early modern history and literature, ed. Jonathan Hart. NY, Garland. 1996. 262 pp. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities 2001 Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. 121-32. A feminist interpretation of Decameron VI 1.


S 189  Ruble, Patrick Allen Allegories of contamination: Pier Pasolini’s trilogy of life. Toronto, etc. U. of Toronto Pr. 1996. 207 pp. pl. Toronto Italian Studies. pp. 100-134 Framing Boccaccio: Pasolini’s adaptation of the Decameron and see also the index s.n. Boccaccio.


S 190  Ruffo Fiore, Silvio Boccaccio in Margurite de Navarre’s HeptamJron the muted confronts the dominant.Riv. di St.It. XIV (1996) 54-63.Male and female approaches to the genre compared and contrasted.


S 191 Selig, Karl-Ludwig. Boccaccio’s Decameron and ‘Natural History’ and compendia In Text and tradition: Gedenkschrift Eberhard Leube, hrsg. Klaus Ley [and others] Frankfurt am Main, P. Lang. 1996. 463 pp. port. pp.409-16.


S 192  Thompson, Nigel S. Chaucer, Boccaccio and the debate of love: a comparative study of the ‘Decameron’ and the ‘Canterbury Tales.’ Oxford, Clarendon Pr. 1996. x, 354. pp. Paperback edn. Oxford, OUP. 1999. 288 pp. Tends toward the belief that Chaucer may have known the Decameron. Rev. P.G. Beidler, M. Ae. LXVI (1997) 331-2; J. Usher, TLS 23. V. 1997 25; N. Havely, MLR XCIII (1998) 1082-3; J.L. Smarr, JEGP XCVII (1998) 241-3; K. Taylor, M. Phil. XCVII (2000) 448-51; J. Usher, MLS XXXVI (2000) 224.


S 193  Ziolkowski, Jan M. The erotic pater noster redux, Neuphil Mitt. XCVII (1996) 329-32?. The paternostro taught to the maid by Frate Rinaldo’s companion in Decameron VII 3 as evidence for use of the word with a sexual significance in the Middle Ages.


S 194  Beck, Eleonora M. Music in the cornice of Boccaccio’s ‘Decameron,’ Med. et Hum. N.S. XXIV (1997) 33-49.


S 195  Boitani, Piero. Chaucer e Boccaccio da Certaldo a Canterbury: un panorama, St. sul B. XXV (1997) 311-29. A survey of the relationship between Chaucer and Boccaccio and to some extent an updating of the author’s “Chaucer and the Italian Trecento.” Rev. E. Bufonchi, Rass. della Lett. It. CII (1998) 638.


S 196  Bondanella, Peter E. Translating the Decameron In The flight of Ulysses: studies in memory of Emmanuel Hatzantonis, ed. A.A. Mastri, Chapel Hill NC, Annali d’Italianistica 1997. 359 pp. port. Studi e Testi 1.111-124. Complains of English translations, concluding with a plea for one into contemporary American idiom.


S 197  Calabrese, Michael A. Feminism and the packaging of Boccaccio’s Fiammetta, Italica LXXIV (1997) 20-42. Attacks some recent views of Fiammetta.


S 198  Coleman, William E. Watermarks in the Mss of Boccaccio’s Il Teseida: a catalogue,codicological study and album. Florence, Olschki. 1997. 205 pp. illus. Rev. P.F. Gehl, Speculum LXXVI (2001) 146-7.


S 199  Cooper, Helen. Sources and Analogues of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: reviewing the work, St. in the Age of Ch. XIX (1997) 183-210. A draft of the first chapter of a new manual to replace the work of Bryan and Dempster (No. 1171). At pp. 192-9 the study advances, under three heads, cogent reasons for accepting the view that Chaucer knew the Decameron although he “was not working with a copy…on his desk.”


S. 200  Costa-Zalessow, Natalia. Numerical symmetry among narrators of the Decameron, In The flight of Ulysses (See S 195) 97-110. Extracts a number of “mathematical patterns” from the text.


S. 201  Giusti, Eugenio L. [Review of] Lessico critico decameroniano, ed. Renzo Bragantini and Pier Massimo Forni. Turin, Bollati Beringhieri. 1995. Paperback 498 pp.diags.tables. Speculum LXXII (1997) 148-51. “A thorough presentation of today’s critical interpretations…essential to Boccaccio scholars and students alike.”


S 202  Hollander, Robert. Boccaccio’s Dante and the shaping force of satire. Ann Arbor MI. U. of Michigan P.1997.x, 226 pp. Essays on Dante in Boccaccio. An appendix Hapax legomenon in Boccaccio’s Decameron and its relation to Dante’s Commedia. Rev. E. Giusti. Speculum LXXVI (2001) 170-172.


S 203  Jacobus, Lee A. Dalila, misogyny and the De casibus tradition. In Arenas of conflict: Milton and the unfettered mind, ed. Kristin P. McColgan and Charles W. Durham. Selingrove, PA: Susquehanna UP. London, Assoc. UPs. 1997. 290 pp. pp.261-70.Milton condemns Dalila as a person not as a woman, unlike the tradition of Chaucer’s “Monk’s Tale” and Lydgate’s ‘Fall of Princes”. Not as relevant for Boccaccio as the title might suggest.


S 204  Karr, Debra L. Inversions, perversions and diversions: gender transgression and gender identity in the Decameron. Ph.D. thesis. Indiana University 1997. Abstract in DAI LX 6 (1999) 2021 A 9932661.


S 205  Kelly, Henry Ansgar. Chaucer’s tragedy. Westbridge/ Rochester NY.Brewer. 1997.xii, 297 pp. Chaucer Studies 24.The author discusses what he calls Boccaccio’s “non tragedy”. See the extensive index entry s.n.Boccaccio.


S 206  Kirkham, Victoria. Decoration and iconography of Lydgate’s “Fall of Princes” (De casibus) at the Philadelphia Rosenbach Foundation. St.sul B. XXV (1997) 297-310 with three plates and a portrait of Boccaccio.


S 207  ------------- A pedigree for courtesy: “Purser” cured a miser (Decameron I 8), St.sul B. XXV (1997) 213-38.A rich divagation on the novella concerned with many parallels and illustrations.


S 208  Maisch, William C. Boccaccio’s Teseida : the breakdown of difference and ritual sacrifice, Annali d’Italianistica XV (1997) 85-98.An anthropological treatment.” The Teseida represents a compact theory of the ultimate failure of Pre-Christian society.’


S 209  Marrapodi, Michele. Da Boccaccio a Shakespeare: il racconto dell’eros e la trasgressione della commedia.Le forme del teatro V: eros e commedia nella scena inglese dalle origini al primo Seicento. Rome, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura. 1997. 283 pp. Letture di pensiero e arte 75.For Boccaccio see pp.131-52.


S 210  Mueller, Reinhold C. Boccaccio, Giovanni Boccaccio and Venice. St.sul B. XXV (1997) 133-42.


S 211  Passaro, Maria Pastore. Some examples of “wisdom” and “folly” in the Decameron. For. It. XXI (1997) 145-52.


S 212  Peters, Edward. Henry II of Cyprus, Rex inutilis: a footnote to Decameron I 9. Speculum LXXII (1997) 763-75. The historical background to the novella with other references to the Decameron passim.


S 213  Psaki, Regina. Boccaccio and female sexuality: gendered and eroticised landscapes. In The flight of Ulysses (See S 196)125-34.


S 214  Ricketts, Jill M. Visualising Boccaccio: studies on illustrations of the Decameron from Giotto to Pasolini. Cambridge/NY, CUP. 1997.x,214 pp.illus. Cambridge studies in new art history and criticism. Rev. P. Vescovo, St. sul B . XXV (1997) 400-401; V. Kirkham, Ren. Q LX (1998) 1352-3 ; J. Usher, MLR XCV (2000) 227-8; N. Boli, Speculum LXXVI (2001) 6-13 ; T. Boli, Speculum LXXVI (2001) 507-12.


S 215  Sudo, Jan A note on Chaucer’s “Knight’s Tale” compared with Boccaccio”s Teseida In Medieval heritage : essays in honor of Tadahiro Ikegawa.Tokyo, Yushodo Pr. 1997. x,657 pp. 255-68.


S 216  Wallace, David. Chaucerian polity : absolute lineages and assciational forms in England and Italy . Stanford CA, Stanford UP. 1997.xx, 555 pp. illus. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 217  Wisman, Joelte A. Christine de Pizan and Arachne’s metamorphosis, Fifteenth Century Studies XXIII (1997) 138-51. Arachne in the Teseida and de Premierfait’s version of the De casibus compared with Cnristine’s “feminist” version.


S 218  Zago, Esther. Women,medicine and law in Boccaccio’s Decamero In Women healers and physicians : climbing a long hill. ed .Lilian Furst. Lexington, KY. UP of Kentucky. 1997.vii,274 pp. 64-78.


S 219  Alfie, Fabian. Love and poetry : reading Boccaccio’s Filostrato as a medieval parody.For. It.XXXII (1998) 347-74.The author’s theory is that just as the Vita Nuova prefigured the Divina Commedia so the Filostrat prefigures Boccaccio’s “ human comedy.” Rich bibliography pp. 366-74.


S 220  Allaire, Gloria. the written eloquence of Frate Cipolla (Decameron VI 10) . Neophil.LXXXII (1998) 393-402. Rev. M. Motolese , Rass. della Lett. It. CII (1998) 637. Argues for a literate Cipolla, not merely an eloquent preacher.


S 221  Beidler, Peter G. Contrasting masculinities in the “Shipman’s Tale” : monk, merchant and wife. In Masculinities in Chaucer : approaches to maleness in the “Canterbury Tales” and “Troilus and Criseyde”.ed. P.Beidler. Cambridge/Rochester, sNY.Brewer.1998.x, 252 pp. pp. 131-42. Compares John the monk with Gulfardo in the Decameron.


S 222  Berio, Boris. Boccaccio’s Il Filostrato and Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde : the game of fiction and actual life , Real XXIII (1998) 77-90.


S 223  Cowen, Janet M. the translation of Boccaccio’s De mulieribus claris in British Library Ms.Additional 10304 and the Forty-six lines translated from Boccaccio by Henry Parker, Lord Morley, N & Q XLV (1) (1998) 28-9.Supports Raith’s view that Parker’s translation was mistakenly supposed to be a second Ms. in the Philipps collection of a Middle English verse translation of the whole of the De mulieribus claris.


S 224  Finlayson, John. Of leeks and old men : Chaucer and Boccaccio, St. Neophil. LXX (1998) 33-9. Argues for Chaucer’s knowledge of the Decameron.


S 225  -------------------- The “Povre Widowe” in the “Priest’s Tale” and Boccaccio’s Decameron, Neuphil. Mitt. XCIX (1998) 269-73. The Nun Priest’s implied criticism of the Monk compared with the denunciation of the friars in DecameronVII 3 and III 7, especially in the latter.


S 226  Lupton, Julia Reinhard Secularization and its symptoms in Boccaccio’s Decameron. In Repossessions: psychoanalysis and the phantasms of early modern culture Minneapolis, MN . U. of Minnesota Pr. 1998.xxxi, 270 pp.


S 227  McMichaels, John. Double vision : Boccaccio’s Filocolo in Boiardo’s Orlando Innamorato. In Fortune and Romance. Boiardo in America, ed. by Jo Ann Cavallo & Charles Ross. Tempe, Ariz.: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1998. Medieval and early Renaissance Studies 138. 193-203.


S 228  Migiel, Marylin. Beyond seduction : a reading of Alibech and Rustico. (Decameron III 10) Italica LXXV (1998) 161-77.


S 229  ------------------- Encrypted messages : men,women and figurative language in Decameron V 4., Phil. Q. LXXVII (1998) 4-13.


S 230  ------------------- How (thanks to a woman) Andreuccio da Perugia became such a loser and how (also thanks to a woman reading could have become a more complicated affair, RLA LX (1998) 302-7.


S 231  Reale, Nancy M. Reading the language of love : Filostrato as intermediary between the Commedia and Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde In Desiring discourse : the literature of love, Ovid through Chaucer, ed. James J. Paxon and Cynthia A. Graylee. Selingrove, PA. Susquehanna UP. ã 1998. 239 pp. 165-176.


S 232  Rossi-Reder, Andrea. Male movement and female fixity in the “Franklin’s Tale” and in Il Filocolo In Masculinities in Chaucer (See S 221) 105-16.


S 233  Stierle, Karlheinz. Three moments in the crisis of exemplarity: Boccaccio, Petrarca, Montaigne and Cervantes, J. Hist. Ideas LIX (1998) 581-95. The survival and transformation of the exemplum in the Renaissance.


S 234  Stone, Gregory B. The ethics of Nature in the Middle Ages : on Boccaccio’s metaphysics. NY, St Martin’s Pr.1998.250 pp. Rev. J. Usher, M.Ae. LXIX (2000) 163-4. Boccaccio’s view of the poet as interpreter of Nature,its possible philosophical origins,the ethical affect of words with particular reference to the tale of the papere in the introduction to Day IV of the Decameron.


S 235  Taylor, Paul Beekman. Chaucer translator. Lanham MD, UPs of America.1998. xii, 209 pp. For Boccaccio see the index.


S 236  Whyte, Christopher The gay Decameron, Gollancz. 1998. 346 pp.London, Indigo. 1999. 346 pp.paperback. Rev. J. Bray, Scot.Lit J. XXVI (1999)148-52.Vaguely analogous to the Decameron in that ten principal characters appear and that AIDS constitutes a modern form of plague.


S 237  Allaire, Gloria. Noble Saracen or Muslim enemy? The changing image of the Saracen in late medieval Italian literature. In Western views of Islam in medieval and early modern Europe. ed David R. Blanks and Michael Frassetto. NY, St Martins Pr.1999. viii, 235 pp. 173-84.


S 238  Ascoli, Albert. Pyrrhus’ rules : playing with power from Boccaccio to Machiavelli, MLN CXIV (1999) 14-57. Victorious losers in the Decameron . A comparison of Decameron VII 9 with Machiavelli’s Clizia.


S 239  Branca, Vittore, ed. Merchant writers of the Italian Renaissance from Boccaccio to Machiavelli. trans. Martha Baca. NY, Marsilio Publishers.1999.For Boccaccio see pp. vii-xix. Contains also Decameron IX 5 and II 9 and a passage from a letter to Franco Nelli. pp. 3-36.


S 240  Cahill, Courtney N. Boccaccio’s Decameron and the fiction of progress.Ph. D. thesis. Princeton.1999. Abstract in DAI LX 5 (1999) 1542 A 9930547. Denies all ideas of self-improvement or progress in the Decameron and discusses revenge and the quid pro quo as well as beffe and brutality.


S 241  De Zar, Kathryn Michelle. The dangerous pleasure of reading : the emotion of interpretation and female sexuality in late medieval and early modern literature. Ph. D. thesis. Claremont Graduate School. 1999. Abstract in DAI LX 5 219917972. Female sexuality in Boccaccio, Chaucer and Sir Philip Sidney.


S 242  Edwards, Robert R. The desolate palace and the solitary city. Chaucer, Boccaccio and Dante, St. in Phil. XCVI (1999) 394-416. For Filostrato and Troilus and Criseyde


S 243  Falvo, J. Ritual and ceremony in Boccaccio’s Decameron. MLN CXIV (1999)143-56.


S 244  Finlayson, John. The Wife of Bath’s Prologue lines 328-36 and Boccaccio’s Decameron, Neophil. LXXXIII (1999) 313-6. The Wife of Bath’s defence against charges of adultery perhaps partly derived from Monna Philippa’s defence in Decameron VI 7.


S 245  Gittes, Tobias Foster Boccaccio’s ‘Valley of Women’ :fetishized foreplay in Decameron VI 1, Italica LXXVI (1999) 147-74. Traces source in the Ars amatoria.


 S 246  Grady, Frank The Boethian reader of Troilus and Criseyde.Ch. Rev. XXXIII (1999) 230-51.


S 247  Hastings, Robert Criticism and evaluation in the tale of Nastagio : a reading of the eighth story of Day V of the Decameron, Romance St. XVII (1999)57-74.


S 248  Hegyi, Ottomar Algerian babel reflected in Persiles In Ingeniosa invencion : essays on Golden Age Spanish literature for Geoffrey L. Stagg in honor of his eightyfifth birthday, ed. Ellen M. Anderson and Amy R. Williamson. Newark, DE, Juan de Guesta. 1999.xx,285 pp. Homenajes 14. 225-39. Sources for treatment of language barriers in Persiles y Sigismunda in the Decameron.


S 249  Kuhns, Richard. Interpretative method for a tale by Boccaccio : an enchanted pear tree in Argos (Decameron VII 9) New Lit. Hist XXX (1999) 721-36.


S 250  Magnarini, Suzanna. Rewriting Boccaccio : Antonino Danti’s Le osservazioni di diverse historie In Ricerche sulle selve rinascimentali, ed Paolo Cherchi. Ravenna, Longo.1999.173 pp. Portico. Biblioteca di lettere e arti. 101-18.


S 251  Moore, Miriam. Troilus’s mirror : Vision and desire in “Troilus and Criseyde”. Medieval Perspectives XIV (1999) 152-65. Comparison with Il Filostrato.


S 252  Smarr, Janet Levarie Other places and other races in the Decameron . St sul B. XXVII (1999) 113-36, Particularly interesting for its analysis of Boccaccio’s attitude to Islam and Judaism.


S 253  Stanley, Harland Jay Th resilience of the human spirit as seen through Petrarch and Boccaccio.Ph. D. thesis. Union Institute.1999. Abstract in DAI LXX (1999) 3924 A 9910835. The impact of the Black Death on Petrarch and Boccaccio, their concept of fortune and their influence on others, including Christine de Pisan.


S 254  Stanton, Kay. All’s well at the Decameron’s well : women and societal healing in Boccaccio’s Decameron III 9 and Shakespeare’s “All’s well that ends well”.Sh. Yrbk. (Lewiston, NY) X (1999) 225-52.


S 255  Thompson, Nigel S. Man’s flesh and woman’s spirit in the Decameron and the “Canterbury Tales.” In The body and the soul in mediaeval literature, ed. Piero Boitani and Anna Torti. Cambridge, Brewer. 1999. x,211 pp. 17-29. Comparison of male fleshliness and women’s spirituality in the Decameron with that in the .Divina Commedia.


S 256  Usher, Jon. [Review of] Antonia Illeano. Da Boccaccio a Pirandello : scritti e ricerche, con un saggio su letteratura e cristianesimo. Naples, Federico & Ardia.1997.102 pp. MLR LCIV (1999) 848-9.


S 257  Bayliss, Robert R. The Decameron in Spain. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s Decameron ( S 279) 134-41.


S 258  Beale, Rebecca. Ending in the middle: closure, openness and significance in embedded mediaeval narratives. Annali d’Italianistica XVIII (2000) 75-98. Intercalated narratives in the Divina Commedia compared with Filocolo .


S 259  Beidler, Peter G. Just say, Yes, Chaucer knew the Decameron : or bringing “The Shipman’s Tale” out of limbo. In The “Decameron” and the” Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 25-46. A review of Decameron VIII 1 as a test case for the argument that Chaucer had read the Decameron.


S 260  Codebo, Marco. True biography vs. false autobiography in Boccaccio’s short story of Ser Ciappelletto, West Virginia U. Philological Papers XLVI (2000)10-15. For Decameron I 1.


S 261  Cottino-Jones, Marga. Medieval fantasies: other worlds and the role of the other in the Decameron. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 87-94.


S 262  Cowen, Janet M. An English reading of the selective Middle English version of Boccaccio’s De mulieribus claris in British Library Ms.Add.10304. In New perspectives on Middle English texts: a festschrift for R.A. Waldron, ed. Susan Powell and Jeremy J. Smith, Woodbridge,Brewer.2000.xi,190 pp.


S 263  Edwards, Robert R. Rewriting Menedon’sstory:Decameron X 5 and the Franklin’s Tale. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 227-46.


S 264  Finlayson, John. Petrarch, Boccaccio and Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale, St. in Phil. XCVII (2000) 255-75. Basically opposed to the views of Severs in Nos. 1090 and 1192.


S 265  Frontain, Raymond Jean. Anatomizing Boccaccio’s sexual festivity. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S279) 95-102.Essentially on the role of sex in the Decameron.


S 266  Georgianna, Linda. Anticlericalism in Boccaccio and Chaucer. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S277) 148-73.


S 267  Grossvogel, Steven M. Teaching the Decameron in a historical context. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron”. (S 279) 63-9.


S 268  Gugliminetti, M. Boccaccio (1313-1379). In History of European literature ed. Annick Benoit-Dusausay and Guy Fontaine, trans. Michael Woof. London, Routledge. 2000 .xxvii, 731. pp.139-42.


S 269  Ganim, John M. Chaucer, Boccaccio, confession and subjectivity. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 128-47. Self-revelation of the characters in the two works.


S 270  Hanning, Robert. Custance and Ciappelletto in the middle of it all: problems of mediation in the Man of Law’s Tale and Decameron I 1.In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277 ) 177-211.


S 271  --------------------The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 103-18.


S 272  Harty, Kevin J. The Decameron on film. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 154-71.With an appendix filmography.


S 273  Hollander, Robert. Boccaccio’s hidden debt to Dante. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 39-43.


S 274  Irwin, Bonnie D. Narrative in the “Decameron” and the “Thousand and one nights”. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 21-30.


S 275  Kirkham, Victoria. Early portraits of Boccaccio: a doorway to the Decameron. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 149-63. With an appendix of iconographic bibliography.


S 276  Koff, Leonard Michael. Imaginary absence: Chaucer’s Griselda and Walter without Petrarch. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 278-316.


S 277  --------------------------- and Schildgen, Brenda eds.The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales. Madison, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson UP/London, Toronto,Assoc Ups.2000.352 pp.front.A volume of recent criticism with new and revived approaches concerning parallels and possible influence.


S 278  Lupton, Julia Reinhard. The Decameron’s secular designs. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 44-50.


S 279  McGregor, James Harvey, ed. Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s Decameron. NY, MLAA. 2000, ix, 208 pp. Approaches to teaching world literature 69. Includes a bibliography of works cited, pp. 187-201.


S 280  ------------------------------ The Knight’s Tale and Trecento Italian historiography. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 212-225.Boccaccio’s historiography pp 217-220.


S 281  ------------------------------ Materials. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 1-11. Bibliographical resources.


S 282  ------------------------------- The novella tradition in Italy after Boccaccio. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 119-26.


S 283  Mazzocco, Angelo and Elizabeth H.D. The Decameron and Italian Renaissance comedy. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 142-8.The importance of the Decameron’s influence in this field.


S 284  Mazzotta, Giuseppe Reflections on the criticism of the Decameron. In Approaches to teaching the “Decameron” (S 279) 70-78.


S 285  Nelson, Helena Whence all this wormy circumstance? John Keats and “The pot of basil”,Keats-Shelley Rev. XIV (2000) 15-33. Compares Keats’s version with that of Decameron IV 5 and shows how he added macabre detail and made the brothers evil by nature.


S 286  Papio, Michael Non meno di compassione piena che dilettevole: notes on compassion in Boccaccio,It.Q. XXXVII (2000) 107-25.


S 287  ------------------- Patterns of meaning in the Decameron. In Approaches to teaching the “Decameron” (S 279) 51-62. Demonstrates that there is no one pattern in the organization of the work and gives a table of the system according to six Boccaccio scholars.


S 288  Neuse, Richard. The Monk’s De Casibus : the Boccaccio case re-opened. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 247-77. The Monk’s Tale “a miniature imitation of the De Casibus.”


S 289  Pearcy, Roy An Anglo-Norman prose tale and the source of the seventh novel of the seventh day in the Decamer,Comp.Lit.St. XXXVII (2000) 384-402.


S 290  Psaki, Regina. Women in the Decameron. In Approaches to teaching the “Decameron” (S 279) 79-86.


S 291  Revard, Carter. From French fabliau Mss.and Ms. Harley 2253 to the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales,M.Ae.LXIX (2000) 261-78.


S 292  Riva, Massimo The Decameron web: teaching a classic as hypertext at Brown University. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decsmeron” (S 279) 172-82.


S 293  Ryan-Scheutz, Colleen The unending process of subjectivity, gendering, otherness and openness in Pasolini’s Decameron,Ann.d’It. XVIII (2000) 359-74.


S 294  Scaglione, Aldo From the Decameron to the Heptaméron. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 125-43.


S 295  Schildgen, Brenda Deen Boethius and the consolation of literature in Boccaccio’s Decameron and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 102-27.


S 296  Smarr, Janet Levarie. Non-Christian people and spaces in th Decameron. In Approaches to teaching Boccaccio’s “Decameron” (S 279) 3331-8. Includes Christians in the non-Christian world.


S 297  Taylor, Jane W.M. Translation as reception:Boccaccio’s De Claris Mulieribus and Des clères et nobles femmes. In Por la soie amisté: essays in honor of Norris J. Lacy, ed. Keith Busby and Catherine M. Jones. Amsterdam/Atlanta GA, Rodopi. 2000. xxxiv, 552 pp. Faux titres 182. 491-507. Suggests that the translator was biassed against women and that, if she used this translation, it may have had a depressing effect on Christine de Pisan and may have transformed what was at most ambiguous in Boccaccio into negative criticism.


S 298  Taylor, Karla Chaucer’s uncommon voice: some contexts for influence. In The “Decaneron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 47-82.


S 299  Thompson, Nigel S. Local histories:characteristic worlds in the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales. In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales(S277) 85-101.


S 300  Usher, Jon Global warming in the sonnet: the Phaethon myth in Boccaccio and Petrarch,St.sul B. XXVIII (2000) 125-83.


S301  Wallace, David Afterword In The “Decameron” and the “Canterbury Tales” (S 277) 317-20. Sums up the scope of the work as a whole.


S 302  West, Rebecca Decameron II 2: a dream trip,It.Q. XXXVIII (2000) 143-6 127-42


S 303  Wheler, Jim “Peple” and “parlement”: and examination of the prisoner exchanges depicted in Geoffrey Chaucer’s Troilud Criseyde and Giovanni Boccaccio’s Il Filostrato,Eng.Lang.N. XXXVII (2000) 11-24.


S 304  Bardin, Gay Machiavelli reads Boccaccio: Mandragola between Decameron and Corbaccio,It.Q. XXXVIII (2000) 5-26.


S 305  Kirkham, Victoria Fabulous vernacular: Boccaccio’s “Filocolo”and the art of medieval fiction. Ann Arbor,U.of Michigan Pr.2001.336 pp.A re-evaluation and “upgrading” of the Filocolo.


S 306  McGrady, Donald Boccaccio repeats himself: Decameron II 6 and V 7,MLN CXVI (2001) 193-7. Giuffredi in II 6 makes love to the daughter of Currado Malaspina is imprisoned and in danger of being executed; Teodoro in V 7 gets Violante, daughter of Amerigo Abate, with child and is whipped to the gallows. Both are saved by being recognised by a parent.


S 307  Marchesi, Simone Sic me formabat puerum: Horace, Satire I 4 and Boccaccio’s defence of the Decameron,MLN CXVI (2001 1-29.


S 308  Meale, Carol M. Legends of good women in the European Middle Ages,Archiv for das Studium der neuren Sprachen und Literaturen.CCXXIX (2001) 55-70.The diffusion of De claris mulieribus in mediaeval times pp 58-9.The paper compares Boccaccio’s work with Chaucers “Legend of good women” and Christine de Pisan’s “Cité des dames”.


S 309  Redford, Rachel Boccaccio: selections from the Decameron,TLS 4420 (16,III.2001) XXIX. A review of a sound recording.