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The Nights of Straparola - Vol I



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Volume I of the first English translation of ‘The Nights of Straparola’, originally published in 1894. A collection of stories in two volumes written by the Italian Renaissance author, Giovanni Francesco Straparola during the fifteenth century.The two volumes are divided into nights, where Lords, Ladies, damsels and gentlemen are gathered at a party in Venice and tell each other fairy tales, witty fables, and follies to entertain themselves. 74 tales are told over 13 nights, including folk and fairy-tales, novellas with themes of trickery and intrigue; and tragic and heroic stories.The collection includes some of the first known printed versions of European fairy tales, as they are known today, such as “Puss in Boots”, “The Four Clever Brothers”, “Donkeyskin” and others. Many of these tales have been collected or retold in later fairy tale collections, such as those by Giambattista Basile and the Brothers Grimm.This wonderful book is translated by W. G. Waters and is illustrated by E. R. Hughes.Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's literature - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage classic illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.






Volume I of the first English translation of ‘The Nights of Straparola’, originally published in 1894. A collection of stories in two volumes written by the Italian Renaissance author, Giovanni Francesco Straparola during the fifteenth century.The two volumes are divided into nights, where Lords, Ladies, damsels and gentlemen are gathered at a party in Venice and tell each other fairy tales, witty fables, and follies to entertain themselves. 74 tales are told over 13 nights, including folk and fairy-tales, novellas with themes of trickery and intrigue; and tragic and heroic stories.The collection includes some of the first known printed versions of European fairy tales, as they are known today, such as “Puss in Boots”, “The Four Clever Brothers”, “Donkeyskin” and others. Many of these tales have been collected or retold in later fairy tale collections, such as those by Giambattista Basile and the Brothers Grimm.This wonderful book is translated by W. G. Waters and is illustrated by E. R. Hughes.Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's literature - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage classic illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.


Source The Facetious Nights of Straparola translated by W. The Facetious Nights of Straparola Volume III The Italian Novelists by WATERS W.G. CONDITION These books are in good condition. It drew from folk tradition and introduced into European literature some 20 fairy tales among them what would eventually be known as


Giovanni Francesca

Renowned today for his contribution to the rise of the modern European fairy tale Giovan Francesco Straparola c. The Nights of Straparola Vol I Kindle edition by Straparola Giovanni Francesco Waters W. This is another title cited by Campbell in his Introduction to Popular Tales that I felt compelled to obtain. Straparolas Piacevoli notti 155053 The Nights of Straparola contains 75 novellas short prose tales that were later used as source material by William Shakespeare Molière and others. Hughes commander des eBooks en anglais de la catégorie . This wonderful book of fairy tales and folk tales is translated by W. We know almost nothing about the personal life of Giovanni Francesco also spelled Gianfrancesco Straparola ca. The Nights of Straparola Item Preview removecircle Share or Embed This Item. Retrouvez The Nights of Straparola Vol 1 1894 Hardcover et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. A collection of stories in two volumes written by the Italian Renaissance author Giovanni Francesco Straparola during the fifteenth century.


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