A Best Seller Ahead of Its Time: The "Decamerone" by Messer Giovanni Boccaccio

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The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute

Silvio Marchetti

is pleased to invite you to

"A Best Seller Ahead of Its Time: The Decamerone by Messer Giovanni Boccaccio"

A Lecture by Carlo Pulsoni

Wednesday, April 3rd, 6 pm

Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450
Chicago, IL 60611

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Prof. Carlo Pulsoni studied Philology in Rome with Aurelio Roncaglia and Roberto Antonelli. Presently, he teaches Medieval Philology at the University of Perugia.

He has written essays on Medieval poetry, Petrarca, Dante, Boccaccio, and the European Renaissance.

He has held seminars in various Universities (Rome, Florence, Seville, Lisbon, Budapest, and many others), and he has conceived and curated the following exhibitions: "The Ways of the Pilgrimage: Santiago de Compostela" (Padova, 2004); "Hemingway's First Italian Editions" (Perugia, 2007); "A European Publisher: Vanni Scheiwiller and His Friends" (Perugia, 2010).

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Light refreshments will be served. Reservations kindly suggested.

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