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First English translation of the Decameron, Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Be the first. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Decamerone Boccaccio, Giovanni Boccaccio, Giovanni, -- Linked Data More info about Linked Data. The personality, style, and technique of Florio. All rights reserved. Remember me on this computer. My name is William. I pray you sir tell me your name. I am called W. What countrey man, and of what place are you?
I am Italian, and of Padoa, at your commandement. We neede not speak so much of love, al books are ful of love, with so many authours, that it were labour lost to speake of Love. In truth I acknowledge an entyre debt, not onely of my best knowledge, but of all, yea of more then I know or can, to your bounteous Lordship most noble, most vertuous, and most Honorable Earle of Southampton, in whose paie and patronage I have lived some yeeres; to whom I owe and vowe the yeeres I have to live. The Shakespearian oeuvre is that of an authentic, highly cultivated professional, who must have spent his life studying languages and teaching, a professional with all the characteristics of the linguist John Florio.
Ayden of his Muses. Similar tributes are shared by many other nobles. Four years after the book of Lamberto Tassinari John Florio The Man Who Was Shakespeare that was published in , Frampton dares to establish, first time in the main stream a dangerous liaison between the linguist and translator of Jewish-Italian origin and the vacuous figure of the bard of Stratford or the actor, moneylender and playwright.
He also announces his forthcoming book on Shakespeare and Florio.
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Thanks to Frampton John Florio has now stepped into the foreground as the editor of the greatest writer in the English language. This would be a great honor in any case! Lamberto Tassinari was born in Castelfiorentino and spent his childhood on the island of Elba. After obtaining a degree in Philosophy from the University of Florence, he lived in Rome, Milan and Turin where he worked as a teacher and in several publishing companies.
He moved to Montreal in Two years later he was one of the founders of the transcultural magazine ViceVersa which he directed until its last issue in In he published a novel, Durante la partenza, in a collection of essays, Utopies par le hublot and in Shakespeare? He is currently at work on his second novel and on a production of The Tempest to be staged on the island of Vulcano in the Aeolian Archipelago off Sicily.
In , the thirty-six plays written by John Florio were collected under his pen name Shakespeare and attributed to the actor.
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Since then, the greatest dramatic work of modernity has been associated to the insignificant life of an illiterate man. Novels portal. Retrieved 18 December Holkham misc. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Publishers Weekly. Sep 1, Retrieved The Wall Street Journal. Rebhorn, Wayne ed. The Decameron. Retrieved 21 March Berlinese Hamilton Note codicologiche e paleografiche , in G. Boccaccio, Decameron , Edizione diplomatico-interpretativa dell'autografo Hamilton 90 a cura di Charles S.
Singleton , Baltimora , Works by Giovanni Boccaccio.
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Filippo and Bernardo Giunti. Replaces tale III. McWilliam, translator of the Penguin edition see below. The Heritage Press edition of this translation restores the two omitted tales by inserting anonymously translated modern English versions. Anonymous, attributed to John Savage. Tale IX. Anonymous, posthumously identified as Charles Balguy. Explicitly omits tales III.
This I have attempted with the loss of two novels, which I judged incapable of such treatment; and am apprehensive, it may still be thought by some people, that I have rather omitted too little, than too much. Reissued several times with small or large modifications, sometimes without acknowledgement of the original translator. The reissue makes further expurgations. The reissue adds half-hearted renditions of III. The reissue is similar, but makes translation errors in parts of IX.
webdisk.cmnv.org/22504.php The reissue introduced by Alfred Wallis , in four volumes, cites Mr. Orson as making up for the omissions of the original, although part of III. Includes tales III. Introduction by Sir Walter Raleigh. Published by the Villon Society by private subscription for private circulation. Reissued in the Modern Library , Updated editions have been published in , edited by Charles S. Part of tale III. Once more, part of tale III. McWiliam praises its elegant style in sections of formal language, but that it is spoiled by an obsolete vocabulary in more vernacular sections. Reissued frequently, including in Everyman's Library with introduction by Edward Hutton.
Introduction by Burton Rascoe. First American translation, and first English-language translation by a female. Originally issued in expensive 2-volume set by the Limited Editions Club of New York City , and in cheaper general circulation edition only in Like Winwar, first issued in expensive and lavishly illustrated edition.
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