La peste nera in Petrarca e Boccaccio: ripercussioni letterarie all'epidemia del XIV secolo

Alimonti, Flavia Chiara

This thesis, written in Italian, examines the literary responses of Francesco Petrarch and Giovanni Boccaccio to the Black Death of 1348. The plague was a dramatic event that had a resounding impact on every aspect of medieval society; we are left with descriptions of the experience and reactions to the great level of mortality particularly in the literary and artistic fields. I exami... read more

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Senior honors thesis
Department of Romance Languages
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