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- DescriptionThe Novelli is an anymous collection of 100 short stories and anecdotes in Italian written sometime before 1300 A.D. It is a vast and true parama of the Middle Ages. The Novelli describes every level of Italian life, from the common peasant to the emperor Frederick II, emphasizing the importance of wit, intelligence and quick thinking. It contains tales of the entire world as medieval Italy knew it, ranging from Saladin to English kings, who demonstrate the importance of true bility.
- Author BiographyThe Translator: Roberta L. Payne is an adjunct associate professor of English at the University of Denver. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Denver in 1986. She is the co-translator (with Alexandra Hennessey Olsen) of The Elegy of Madonna Fiammetta Sent by Her to Women in Love (Peter Lang, 1992).
- Author(s)Janet Levarie Smarr,Roberta L. Payne
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/12/1995
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleStudies in Italian Culture Literature in History
- Series Part/Volume Number19
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published1995
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Weight410 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Translated byRoberta L. Payne
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