Show: Sons of Italy

Episode: 023-SOI-Boccaccio, His Life and Works.mpg


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Dr. Laurie Shepard of Boston College, Dept. of Romance Languages explores the life of Boccaccio and walks us through the episodes of the Decameron, the background and the tales. Boccaccio is her primary field of study. She details the background and the important events of his life and then reads and comments on several of the tales for which Boccaccio became so very well known. She is a master of early Italian literature and a wonderful storyteller. She has visited with us previously to introduce us to Dante and the Divine Comedy.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 17:48


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