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Giovanni Boccaccio

Here are sixteen tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio’s answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante’s Divine Comedy…

Here are sixteen tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio’s answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante’s Divine Comedy…
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Genres:

Classics

Description:

Here are sixteen tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio’s answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante’s Divine Comedy…

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stephen Thorne, Full Cast

Length:

4h 41m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:51


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:59


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

14:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:14


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:03


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:28


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

15:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:28


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:20


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:49


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

12:22


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:50


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

13:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:32


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:42


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:28


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

02:32