A milestone in feminist literature, this marvelous European romance, narrated by a woman, is considered the first psychological novel in a modern language and a precursor of stream-of-consciousness fiction. Written by Giovanni Boccaccio between 1343 and 1345, The Elegy has never before been available in a complete or accurate English translation. Lady Fiammetta, the first-person narrator and protagonist, recounts how, although a married woman, she falls in love with a handsome young foreigner named Panfilo and, driven by ...

The Elegy of Lady Fiammetta 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226062761

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The Elegy of Lady Fiammetta 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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