Le Novelle di Gentile Sermini.

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[automatically translated] The book is dedicated to the original work of Gentile Sermini, allla literary physiognomy of the Sienese storyteller who has played an important role in the evolution of the literary genre of the novel, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The text presents a detailed analysis of the stories, highlighting the innovative design of a novelistic corpus governed by a single person narrator, the mixture of languages, literature and popular, the rhetoric of lusus. handwriting prominent element serminiana appears to be the stylistic irreverence, from which descend savvy mixtures of humanities and forms of comic burlesque elements, formal and thematic games (role exchanges, disguises, metamorphosis), the frequent use of the double dynamics. In the conscious pursuit of different solutions from Decameron, Dear Sermini invents narrative devices and gears by the happy outcome and often provocative. It follows a polymorphic discourse and in the name of a merry worldly entertainment.
Original languageItalian
Number of pages250
ISBN (Print)978-88-8455-643-1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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