||Provides a chronological list of the life and work of Boccaccio, (1313|
1375), concentrating on his late medieval text, Decameron. A study of the text, available in English and Italian, explores the literary, historical, and cultural context of the Decameron and its relevance to late medieval society. Additional resources include maps illustrating locations within the story.
|Describes the development of Italian language and literature. Includes accounts of dialect formation, linguistic minorities and bilingualism, and traces the origins of Italian literature back to the 13th century.|| |
|Full text of the children's book Pinnochio, by Italian author Carlo Lorenzini, (1826|
1890), who wrote under the pseudoname Carlo Collodi.
|A review of Italian literature concentrating on important writers of the time including Ludovico Ariosto, Niccolo' Machiavelli, Francesco Guicciardini, Torquato Tasso and Giuseppe Parini.|| |
|An extensive collection of Latin texts. Includes Latin Bible, liturgical texts, classical and late classical Latin texts, early patristic writings (c.150|
c.300), medieval Latin texts and translations (c.400-c.1500) and miscellaneous Latin texts and historical documents.
|The Futurist movement of the early 20th century is described, as are several others, up until the emergence of contemporary authors of the last few decades.|| |
|Describes Italian literary movements from the early 19th century and neoclassicism through to the beginning of the 20th Century.|| |
|An index of the works of the medieval Italian writer Dante Alighieri. Includes versions of his works in Italian and English.|| |
|This exhibition presents Renaissance editions of Dante's Divine Comedy from the John A. Zahm Dante Collection at the University of Notre Dame, together with selected treasures from The Newberry Library.|| |
|Outlines the 'dolce stil novo' Italian literary movement, describing its development and important writers of the time including Alighieri, Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio, Lorenzo De'Medici, Da Vinci and Alberti, up until the development of humanism and the invention of the printing press towards the end of the 15th century.|| |