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The indebtedness of Chaucer"s works to the Italian works of Boccaccio

Hubertis M. Cummings

The indebtedness of Chaucer"s works to the Italian works of Boccaccio

a review and summary.

by Hubertis M. Cummings

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Knowledge -- Literature,
  • Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Influence,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Italian and English,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Italian,
  • English poetry -- Italian influences

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1912.B6 C8 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5948833M
    LC Control Number65021098
    OCLC/WorldCa295529

      Chaucer wrote some other works, including other, long, narrative poems and shorter lyrics, as well as a number of prose works. Prose. Readers of The Canterbury Tales might be familiar with Chaucer's prose from 'The Parson's Tale'. Chaucer composed two other major prose works: Boece, a translation, and A Treatise on the Astrolabe, a scientific. Geoffrey Chaucer ( – Octo ) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury mes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular.

    Reviews the book `Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative study of `The Decameron' and `The Canterbury Tales,' by N.S. Thompson. Venice. // Lapham's Quarterly;Fall, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p A letter from author Francesco Petrarch to poet Giovanni Boccaccio about the recurrence of the black death from to is. Boccaccio, Giovanni – Italian author. Scholars disagree about whether Boccaccio's writings belong to the Middle Ages or to the Renaissance. However, there is no question that he helped to define the Renaissance literary tradition. Boccaccio was a devout Christian, but .

      A deputy had been appointed to do his work in the Custom House. Berkeley and Chaucer were tasked with negotiating both with “Barnabo dominum de Mellan” (Bernabò Visconti, lord of Milan), and with “Johannem de Haukewode” (John Hawkwood, English mercenary soldier, in charge of the White Company, and son-in-law of Bernabò). Buy Chaucer's Boccaccio: Sources for Troilus and the Knight's and Franklin's Tales (Chaucer Studies) New Ed by Havely, Nicholas R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.


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Get this from a library. The indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Boccaccio: (a review and summary). [Hubertis M Cummings]. Indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Boccaccio. [Menasha, Wis., George Banta publishing company, ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Boccaccio; Geoffrey Chaucer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hubertis M Cummings.

Indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Boccaccio. New York, Haskell House, (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Boccaccio; Geoffrey Chaucer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hubertis M Cummings.

Indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Boccaccio. New York, Phaeton Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Boccaccio; Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Geoffrey Chaucer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hubertis M Cummings.

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Publication date. Full text of "The Indebtedness of Chaucer's Works to the Italian Works of Boccaccio: (a " See other formats. This work shows the Italian influence on Chaucer after being in Florence in and returning to Milan in Chaucer claims that "Lollius" was the source for the House of Fame, when in fact it came straight from Boccaccio's Il Filostrato.

There are also likenesses between this work of Chaucer's and Boccaccio's Amorosa visione. In this piece of writing, we shall take a quick look into Chaucer’s possible “indebtedness” to Boccaccio, arguably the writer who is most like Chaucer among the three crowns of Trecento Italian literature.

Among the three writers, Boccaccio was arguably the one to whom Chaucer. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Cummings, Hubertis Maurice, View full. Chaucer made extensive use of Boccaccio's romances as a basis for his major works, and any analysis of his handling of his sources must depend on a knowledge of the Italian poet's work.

The introduction surveys both the milieu in which boccaccio worked and the nature of Chaucer's acquaintance with his poems together with appendices giving. "The Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio has had a long and colourful history in English translation.

This new interdisciplinary study presents the first exploration of the reception of Boccaccio's writings in English literary culture, tracing his presence from the early fifteenth century to the s. The Decameron (/ d ɪ ˈ k æ m ər ə n /; Italian: Decameron [deˈkaːmeron, dekameˈrɔn, -ˈron] or Decamerone [dekameˈroːne]), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Old Italian: Prencipe Galeotto [ˈprentʃipe ɡaleˈɔtto, ˈprɛn-]) and sometimes nicknamed l'Umana commedia ("the Human comedy"), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (–).

Fables from Boccaccio and Chaucer. Giovanni Boccaccio $ Ballads. Giovanni Boccaccio The Indebtedness of Chaucer's Works to the Italian Works of Boccaccio (a Review and Summary) Giovanni Boccaccio We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out.

The Book of the Duchess and Other Poems Geoffrey Chaucer. The Book of the Duchess is a 1,line poem, the earliest of Chaucer's major poems. It exists in several manuscripts of varying accuracy, and for the last one hundred years (beginning with W.

Skeat in the s) it has been the task of editors. Boccaccio's last work written in Italian was the gloomy, cautionary tale titled The Corbaccio (). The Nymph Song (), as a counterpiece for the Decameron, demonstrates that it is possible to read the Decameron as an allegory, with the plague representing the spiritual plague of medieval Christianity, viewed from the vantage point of 5/5(1).

The word "decameron" is derived from the Greek and means "ten days". Boccaccio drew on many influences in writing the Decameron, and many writers, including Martin Luther, Chaucer, and Keats, later drew inspiration from the book.

Giovanni Boccaccio () was an Italian writer and humanist, one of the founders of the Renaissance. Hubertis Cummings in his dissertation “The Indebtedness of Chaucer’s Works to the Italian Works of Boccaccio” of the two works of Boccaccio's that had the potential for the most influence on Chaucer they represent "a source rather than a model" ().

In fact, Cummings goes on to say Chaucer never adopts Boccaccio's form and function and. The indebtedness of Chaucer's works to the Italian works of Boccaccio; a review and summary by Hubertis M Cummings (Book) Petrarch and Boccaccio: the unity of knowledge in the pre-modern world by Igor Candido ().

Previous studies of the relationship between the work of the two poets have tended to consider Chaucer's borrowings without making a thorough study of the traditions which shaped the Italian writer's work.

Wallace argues that Boccaccio was not primarily concerned with winning recognition at the Angevin court, but was chiefly concerned with. The poet and scholar Giovanni Boccaccio was a leading writer of the Italian Renaissance, now best remembered as the author of the famous compendium of tales ‘The Decameron’.

Boccaccio helped lay the foundations for the humanism of the Renaissance, while raising vernacular literature to the status of the classics of : Giovanni Boccaccio.profoundly as the most plaintive of jeremiads. In his book, The Indebtedness of Chaucer's Works to the Italian Works of Boccaccio, first published in and reprinted anastatically inProfessor H.

M. Cummings reached the surprising conclusion that the two writers were mutually beholden, arguing that without Chaucer's help in.