PLAYING THROUGH THE BLACK PLAGUE

Description: 
After the Black Death Boccaccio penned the Decameron, in which 10 youths flee Florence and tell each other witty, bawdy and tragic tales. 200 years later, Queen Marguerite de Navarre composed a French version, the Heptaméron. Both address the timeless questions of life, love and loss. We'll use the UO Library’s rich holdings in rare books to understand Boccaccio’s reception in the Renaissance. Lunch and book included.
Dates: 
March 9
Days: 
Saturday, 10:00am - 2pm
Tuition_cents: 
4500
Where: 
Knight Library Browsing Room
Who: 
Marc Schachter
Year: 
2013
Register: 

Tuition: $45.00


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