Suggested Articles in English

The Griselda Tale and the Portrayal of Women in the Decameron
Allen, Shirley S.
Philological Quarterly, 1977, 56, 1-13

Boccaccio's Auerbach: Holding the Mirror Up to Mimesis
Ascoli, Albert Russell
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1991-1992, 20, 377-97

'Le parole son femmine e i fatti sono maschi': Toward a Sexual Poetics of the Decameron (Decameron II, 10)
Barolini, Teodolinda
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1993, 21, 175-97

The Wheel of the Decameron
Barolini, Teodolinda
Romance Philology, 1983 May, 36:4, 521-539

The Plague as Key to Meaning in Boccaccio's Decameron; Papers of 11th Annual Conf. of Center for Medieval & Early Renaissance Studies
Bernardo, Aldo S.
in Daniel Williman, ed. The Black Death: The Impact of the Fourteenth-Century Plague. Binghamton: Center for Medieval & Early Renaissance Studies, 1982. 39-64

The Eighth Story of the Tenth Day of Boccaccio's Decameron: An Example of Rhetoric or a Rhetorical Example?
Blackbourn, Barbara L.
Italian Quarterly, 1986 Fall, 27:106, 5-13

Positions and Presuppositions in the Tenth Tale of the the Fifth Day of Boccaccio's Decameron
Bolongaro, Eugenio
Studies in Short Fiction, 1990 Summer, 27:3, 399-404

Marriage and Adultery in the Decameron
Bonadeo, Alfredo
Philological Quarterly, 1981 Summer, 60:3, 287-303

Some Aspects of Love and Nobility in the Society of the Decameron
Bonadeo, Alfredo
Philological Quarterly, 1968, 47, 513-525

Wolves and Sheep: Symmetrical Undermining in Day III of the Decameron
Brownlee, Marina Scordilis
Romance Notes, 1984 Spring, 24:3, 262-266

Decameron 2.4: The Journey of the Hero
Clark, Susan L.; Wasserman, Julian N.
Mediaevalia, 1975, 1:2, 1-16

Dramatic Interplay in the Decameron: Boccaccio, Neifile and Giletta di Nerbona.
Cole, Howard C.
MLN, 1975, 90, 38-57

Magic and Superstition in Boccaccio's Decameron.
Cottino-Jones, Marga
Italian Quarterly, 1975, 72, 5-32

The City/Country Conflict in the Decameron.
Cottino-Jones, Marga
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1974, 8, 147-84

Comic Modalities in the Decameron
Cottino-Jones, Marga
in Paul D Ruggiers. Versions of Medieval Comedy. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1977. 151-71

The Mode and Structure of Tragedy in Boccaccio's Decameron (IV,9)
Cottino-Jones, Marga
Italian Quarterly, 1967, 43, 63-88

Desire and the Fantastic in the Decameron: The Third Day
Cottino-Jones, Marga
Italica, 1993 Spring, 70:1, 1-18

Boccaccio's Decameron: The Implications of Binary Form
Davis, Walter R.
Modern Language Quarterly, 1981 Mar., 42:1, 3-20

Cohesion in the Decameron: A Linguistic Analysis of the Ninth Tale of the Sixth Day
De Fazio, Marina
Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 1990 Jan-Aug, 22:1-2, 19-44

A Long Day in The Sun: Decameron 8.7
Durling, Robert M.
in Peter Erickson, ed. Shakespeare's "Rough Magic": Renaissance Essays in Honor of C. L. Barber. Newark, London: U of Delaware P, 1985. 269-275

Boccaccio on Interpretation: Guido's Escape (Decameron VI.9)
Durling, Robert M.
in Aldo S. Bernardo, ed. Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio: Studies in the Italian Trecento in Honor of Charles S. Singleton. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1983. 273-304

Boccaccio: A Question of Love (A Comparative Study of Filocolo IV,13 and Decameron X,4).
Dutschke, Dennis
The Humanities Association Review, 1975, 26, 300-12

Basic Symbolism in Boccaccio
Faithfull, R. G.
Lingua e Stile, 1985 Apr.-June, 20:2, 247-257

Twentieth-Century Feminist Responses to Boccaccio's Alibech Story
Feinstein, Wiley
RLA, 1989, 1, 116-120

Ingegno and Morality in the New Social Order: The Role of the Beffa in Boccaccio's Decameron
Ferme, Valerio C.
RLA, 1992, 4, 248-53

The Frame Characters of the Decameron: A Progression of Virtues
Ferrante, Joan M.
Romance Philology, 1965, 19, 212-226

Narrative Patterns in the Decameron
Ferrante, Joan M.
Romance Philology, 1978, 31, 585-604

Politics, Finance and Feminism in Decameron, II, 7
Ferrante, Joan M.
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1993, 21, 151-74

Boccaccio's 'Ars Narrandi' in the Sixth Day of the Decameron
Fido, Franco
in Giose Rimanelli et al. Italian Literature, Roots and Branches: Essays in Honor of Thomas Goddard Bergin. New Haven: Yale UP, 1976. 225-42

Happy Endings? Resisting Women and the Economy of Love in Day Five of Boccaccio's Decameron
Fleming, Ray
Italica, 1993 Spring, 70:1, 30-45

Aspects of Nudity in the Decameron
Gabriele, Tommasina
in Laura Benedetti et al. eds. Gendered Contexts: New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 1996. 31-38

The Decameron: Closure, Cruelty, and Recreation - Medieval and Modern
Gerlach, John
Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, 1988, 11:37, 113-27

Parody in the Decameron: A 'Contented Captive' and Dioneo
Giannetto, Nella
The Italianist, 1981, 1, 7-23

The Decameron Cornice and the Responses to the Disintegration of Civilization
Gibaldi, Joseph
Kentucky Romance Quarterly, 1977, 24, 349-57

Frate Rinaldo's Paternoster to Saint Ambrose (Decameron VII.3)
Grossvogel, Steven M.
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1981-1982, 13, 161-167

Patient Griselda and Matta bestialitade
Haines, Charles
Quaderni d'Italianistica, 1985 Autumn, 6:2, 233-240

To Teach or not to Teach: The Moral Dimension of the Decameron Reconsidered
Hastings, R.
Italian Studies, 1989, 44, 19-40

Boccaccio's Dante: Imitative Distance (Decameron I.1 and VI.10)
Hollander, Robert
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1981-1982, 13, 169-198

'Utilità' in Boccaccio's Decameron
Hollander, Robert
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1985-1986, 15, 215-233

Boccaccio's Dante
Hollander, Robert
Italica, 1986 Autumn, 63:3, 278-289

Reconfiguring Ancient Amicitia Perfecta in the Decameron 10,8
Hyatte, Reginald
Italian Quarterly, 1995 Summer-Fall, 32:125-126, 27-37

What's in a Frame? The Medieval Textualization of Traditional Storytelling
Irwin, Bonnie D.
Oral Tradition, 1995 Mar, 10:1, 27-53

The Internal Reception of the Stories within the Decameron
Janssens, Marcel
in Gilbert Tournoy et al. eds. Boccaccio in Europe: Proceedings of the Boccaccio Conference, Louvain, December 1975. Louvain: Leuven UP, 1977. 135-148

'We Are All One Flesh': Structural Symmetry in Boccaccio's Tale of the Prince and Princess of Salerno
Jordan, Tracey
Studies in Short Fiction, 1987 Spring, 24:2, 103-110

An Allegorically Tempered Decameron
Kirkham, Victoria
Italica, 1985 Spring, 62:1, 1-23

Painters at Play on the Judgment Day (Dec. viii, 9)
Kirkham, Victoria
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1983-1984, 14, 256-277

The Last Tale in the Decameron
Kirkham, Victoria
Mediaevalia, 1989, 12, 205-223

Stylistic Gravity: Language and Prose Rhythms in Decameron I,4.
Kleinhenz, Christopher
The Humanities Association Review, 1975, 26, 289-99

The Architecture of Sexuality: Body and Space in The Decameron
Kuhns, Richard
in Peter L. Rudnytsky et al. eds. Freud and Forbidden Knowledge. New York: New York UP, 1994. 153-63

The Storyteller's Art: Pasolini's Decameron (1971)
Lawton, Ben
in Andrew Horton et al. eds. Modern European Filmmakers and the Art of Adaptation. New York: Ungar, 1981. 203-221

Figurative and Narrative Fantasy in Pasolini's and Boccaccio's Decameron
Leparulo, William E.
in Douglas Radcliff-Umstead, ed. Sex and Love in Motion Pictures. Kent: Romance Lang. Dept., Kent State Univ., 1984. 59-63

Cross-Fertilizations: Folklore and Literature in Decameron 4,5
Marcus, Millicent
Italica, 1989 Winter, 66:4, 383-398

Faith's Fiction: A Gloss on the Tale of Melchisedech (Decameron I, 3)
Marcus, Millicent
Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, 1978-79, 2, 40-55

Pasolini's Decameron: A Cinematic Study in Misreading
Marcus, Millicent
Shakespeare on Film Newsletter, 1977 Dec., 2:1, 1, 6, 8

The Accommodating Frate Alberto: A Gloss on Decameron IV, 2
Marcus, Millicent
Italica, 1979, 56, 3-21

Misogyny as Misreading: A Gloss on Decameron VIII, 7
Marcus, Millicent
Stanford Italian Review, 1984 Spring, 4:1, 23-40

Seduction by Silence: A Gloss on the Tales of Masetto (Decameron III.1) and Alatiel (Decameron II.7)
Marcus, Millicent
Philological Quarterly, 1979, 58, 1-15

Ser Ciappelletto: A Reader's Guide to the Decameron.
Marcus, Millicent
The Humanities Association Review, 1975, 26, 275-88

The Decameron: Pasolini as a Reader of Boccaccio
Marcus, Millicent
Italian Quarterly, 1980-1981 Fall-Winter, 21-22:82-83, 175-180

Screening the Decameron
Marcus, Millicent
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1991-1992, 20, 345-53

The Sweet New Style Reconsidered: A Gloss on the Tale of Cimone (Decameron V.1)
Marcus, Millicent
Italian Quarterly, 1980, 81, 5-16

Emilia and the Case for Openness in the Decameron
Markulin, Joseph
Stanford Italian Review, 1983 Fall, 3:2, 183-199

The Decameron: The Marginality of Literature.
Mazzotta, Giuseppe
University of Toronto Quarterly, 1972, 42, 64-81

Games of Laughter in the Decameron
Mazzotta, Giuseppe
Romanic Review, 1978, 69, 115-31

The Decameron: The Literal and the Allegorical.
Mazzotta, Giuseppe
Italian Quarterly, 1975, 72, 53-73

The Decameron: The Marginality of Literature.
Mazzotta, Giuseppe
University of Toronto Quarterly, 1973, 42, 64-81

The Three Images of Venus: Boccaccio's Theory of Love in the Genealogy of the Gods and His Aesthetic Vision of Love in the Decameron
Mulryan, John
Romance Notes, 1979, 19, 388-94

Song of a Ravished Nightingale: Attitudes toward Antiquity in Decameron X.8
Needler, Howard I.
Literary Review, 1980, 23, 502-18

Love and Sex in the Decameron
Nelson, John Charles
in Edward P. Mahoney, Philosophy and Humanism: Renaissance Essays in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller. New York: Columbia UP, 1976. 339-51

Ethical Modes in Boccaccio's Decameron
Nissen, Christopher
RLA, 1989, 1, 191-196

Man and Beast in the Decameron
O'Cuilleanain, Cormac
Modern Language Review, 1980, 75, 86-93

Boccaccio's 'Decameron': The Plot Thickens
O'Cuilleanain, Cormac
in Eric Haywood & Cormac O'Cuilleanain, eds. Italian Storytellers: Essays on Italian Narrative Literature. Dublin: Irish Academic P, 1989. 78-110

Petrarch's View of the Decameron
Olson, Glending
Modern Language Notes, 1976, 91, 69-79

A Note to Decameron 6.7: The Wit of Madonna Filippa
Pennington, Kenneth
Speculum, 1977, 52, 902-05

Woman in the Decameron
Potter, Joy Hambuechen
in Gian-Paolo Biasin et al. eds. Studies in the Italian Renaissance. Naples: Soc. Ed. Napoletana, 1985. 87-103

Boccaccio as Illusionist: The Plays of Frames in the Decameron.
Potter, Joy Hambuechen
The Humanities Association Review, 1975, 26, 327-45

The 'Ghibelline' Narrator in the Decameron
Richardson, Brian
Italian Studies, 1978, 33, 20-28

Storytelling, the Novella, and the Decameron
Scaglione, Aldo
in Carla E. Lucente, ed. The Western Pennsylvania Symposium on World Literatures, Selected Proceedings: 1974-1991. Greensburg, PA: Eadmer, 1992. 1-24

The Aesthetics of Deception: Giotto in the Text of Boccaccio
Schaber, Bennet
in Bill Readings & Bennet Schaber, eds. Postmodernism across the Ages: Essays for a Postmodernity That Wasn't Born Yesterday. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1993. 47-62

The Patriarch's Pleasure and the Frametale Crisis: Decameron IV-V
Sherberg, Michael
Romance Quarterly, 1991 May, 38:2, 227-38

The Uses of the Decameron
Singleton, Charles S.
MLN, 1964, 79, 71-76

Chastity and Love in the Decameron
Sinicropi, Giovanni
in Robert R. Edwards et al. eds. The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World. Albany: State U of New York P, 1991. 104-20

Rewriting One's Precursors: Notes on the Decameron
Smarr, Janet Levarie
Mediaevalia, 1979, 5, 205-216

Ovid and Boccaccio: A Note on Self-Defense
Smarr, Janet Levarie
Mediaevalia, 1989 (for 1987), 13, 247-255

Parodic Structure in 'Alibech and Rustico': Antecedents and Traditions
Storey, Harry Wayne
Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, 1982 Spring, 5:3, 163-176

Decameron: Cimone's Metamorphosis
Toscano, Antonio
Italian Quarterly, 1988 Fall, 29:114, 25-35

Simona and Pasquino: 'Cur moriatur homo cui salvia crescit in horto?'
Usher, Jonathan
MLN, 1991 Jan, 106:1, 1-14

Frame and Novella Gardens in the Decameron
Usher, Jonathan
Medium Aevum, 1989, 58:2, 274-285

Courtly Allusions and the Unravelling of Metaphor in the Novella of Simona and Pasquino (Decameron, IV, 7)
Usher, Jonathan
The Italianist, 1989, 9, 52-65

Frate Cipolla's Ars Praedicandi or a 'recit du discours' in Boccaccio
Usher, Jonathan
The Modern Language Review, 1993 Apr, 88:2, 321-36

Boccaccio's Experimentation with Verbal Portraits from the Filocolo to the Decameron
Usher, Jonathan
The Modern Language Review, 1982 July, 77:3, 585-596

Narrative and Descriptive Sequences in the Novella of Lisabetta and the Pot of Basil (Decameron, IV.5)
Usher, Jonathan
Italian Studies, 1983, 38, 56-69

L'usignuolo in gabbia: Popular Tradition and Pornographic Parody in the Decameron
Vasvari, Louise O.
Forum Italicum, 1994 Fall, 28:2, 224-51

On Seeing Guido Cavalcanti and the Houses of the Dead
Watson, Paul F.
Studi sul Boccaccio, 1989, 18, 301-318

The Cement of Fiction: Giovanni Boccaccio and the Painters of Florence
Watson, Paul F.
MLN, 1984 Jan., 99:1, 43-64

The Rhetoric of Polarity in Decameron III,3.
Wheelock, James T. S.
Lingua e Stile, 1974, 9, 257-74

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