Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Ask The Puma Research Guides: Decameron

Quick start research guides to hundreds of assignments given at Valencia East Campus.

Resources

Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio completed The Decameron in 1353. It consists of 100 stories told over 10 days by 10 men and women who are staying in the Tuscan countryside to avoid the plague in Florence.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PQ4272 .E5
  • PQ4287 .R44

Circulating Books

  • Bergin, Thomas G. Boccaccio. 1981.

                          Call Number: PQ4286 .B4

  • Boccaccio, Giovanni.  The Decameron. 1949.

                         Call Number: PQ4272 .E5 1949

  • Karolides, Nicholas J. 120 Banned Books. 2005.

                        Call Number: Z658 .U5 K35 2005

  • Ricketts, Jill M.  Visualizing Boccaccio 1997.

                     Call Number: PQ4287 .R44 1997

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms-(Keywords Anywhere)

  • Boccaccio, Giovanni
  • Decameron

Reference Materials

  • Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism Call Number: REF PA3003 .C56

o   Vol. 13, Pg. 3-131

o   Vol. 57, Pg. 76-165

  • Dictionary of Italian LiteratureCall Number: REF PQ4006 .P45 1983

o   Pg. 61-63

  • European WritersCall Number: REF PN501 .E9 1983

o   Vol. 2, Pg. 518-534

  • Masterplots 2nd Rev. Ed.Call Number: REF PN44 .M33 1996

o   Vol. 3, Pg. 1587-93.

  • Short Story Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 10, pg. 163-247

  • World Literature and its TimesCall Number: REF PN50 .M625

o   Vol. 7, Pg. 117-28 

Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • JSTOR
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • NetLibrary eBooks

 

 

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available at other libraries.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

Copyright 2006

Valencia College East Campus Library

Last Revised on May 18, 2006

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Erich Heintzelman
Contact:
Valencia College - East Campus
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail
Office: Building 4-217
Phone: 407-582-2886
Website
The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.