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Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.

Chaucer's Troylus and Cryseyde (from the Harl. ms. 3943) compared with Boccaccio's Filostrato / translated by Wm. Michael Rosetti. - London : published for the Chaucer Society by N. Trübner & Co., 1873[-83]. - xi, 301 p. : 23 x 29 cm. - Chaucer Society publications second series ; no. 9, 10. . - Chaucer Society publications second series. .

Something less than a third of the Troylus is taken direct from the Filostrato."--Pref. p. iii. On verso of t.-p.: Second series, 9. [!] Perhaps the t.-p. is a preliminary one, later discarded. Issued in 2 parts, 1875-83.

The translation of Boccaccio and Chaucer's text are printed in parallel columns. "Those lines ... that Chaucer translated or adapted are englisht here: those which Chaucer did not use ... are only summarized.


Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. Decamerone.
Chaucer, Geoffrey -1400. Troilus and Criseyde.

Comparative literature--English and Italian.
Comparative literature--Italian and English.
Tales, Medieval--History and criticism.


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