Boccaccio mediator: Amazonian narrations between cantare and poem

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The article explores the role played by Boccaccio's works, in particular the Teseida and the De claris mulieribus, in the formation of the epic-chivalric poem. From the cantari to the Orlando furioso, amazonian narrations become a crucial element of the development of the genre, making Boccaccio a multidirectional model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-246
Number of pages14
JournalCritica del Testo
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language


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