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432 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198794967

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Italian Renaissance Tales

Anthony Mortimer

Oxford World's Classics

  • Translated from the most recent and reliable scholarly texts
  • An introduction identifies the salient characteristics of the novella tradition, relates the development of that tradition to changing social and political circumstances, and provides a short account of the influence of the Italian novella on English literature
  • Introduces thirty-nine stories by nineteen authors, many of them translated for the first time
  • With Explanatory notes and select bibliography
  • An Appendix provides biographical information on all nineteen authors