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Italian Tales from the Age of Shakespeare

by Pamela Benson

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Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English


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Everyman"s Library (Paper

The Physical Object
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7592736M
ISBN 100460875515
ISBN 109780460875516

Chaucer probably became familiar with Italian literature in the s and s during his diplomatic missions to Italy, and he seems quite conversant with the works of the great triumvirate of fourteenth-century Italian writers, Dante Alighieri (), Francesco Petrarca (), whom he may well have met, and Giovanni Boccaccio (). The kinds of poems Chaucer writes had never been written before in English. In terms of setting the scene for the production of the Canterbury Tales, in literary terms, the earliest poem Chaucer wrote that we know about is called The Book of the Duchess. That poem was very much in a French style, and for a courtly audience.

In saying that Petrarch "taught" him the tale, the Clerk probably just means that he read it in a book of Petrarch's works. It was common for medieval authors to refer to their encounters with another author's work as if they had actually heard it in person from the author; this reflected the medieval view of writing as a means of hearing the. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare’s sources: With a few exceptions, Shakespeare did not invent the plots of his plays. Sometimes he used old stories (Hamlet, Pericles). Sometimes he worked from the stories of comparatively recent Italian writers, such as Giovanni Boccaccio—using both well-known stories (Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing) and little .

Main Tales from Shakespeare. Tales from Shakespeare Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb. Year: Edition: New impression. Language: english. Pages: / ISBN ISBN File: PDF, MB. Preview. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of. Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers 29 of literature's most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society, from the exalted Knight to the humble Plowman.


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It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, The Canterbury Tales.