Boccaccio

The Decameron

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READINGS

  • Week 5 (1-5 February)
    • Weds. Prologue
    • Fri.
      • First Day
      • Discussion
  • Week 6 (8-12 February)
    • Mon. Second and Third Days
    • Weds. Discussion:
      • following your three frame-narrators of choice
      • pre-midterm review session
    • (Thurs. office hours: pre-midterm review)
    • Fri. MIDTERM
  • Week 7 (1-5 March)
    • Mon. Fourth & Fifth Days
      BONUS: Amended old O’Brien talk: “True Love and Eating Hearts” (St Valentine’s Day 2004)
    • Weds. (J to talk about the Sixth Day) Seventh & Eighth Days
    • Fri.
      • Discussion
  • Week 8 (8-10 March)
    • Mon.
      • Ninth & Tenth Days
      • General discussion of the Decameron as a whole

SEE ALSO:
Decameron Web (Brown University)

LECTURE NOTES
→ posted up after the event

WEEKLY BLOG
→ based on the readings above; contributions due at the latest by 10.30 a.m. on Friday, in time for the Friday class

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THE MIDTERM: FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY

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REVISION FOR QUIZ 3
→ quiz 3 (Boccaccio): the questions: appearing on Monday the 8th of March at 11:45 a.m. – for your votes on the quiz questions
all the Boccaccio discussions

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