One Hundred Renaissance Jokes: An Anthology
Barbara C. Bowen
Summa Publications, Inc., 1988 - English wit and humor - 107 pages
An anthology of Renaissance jokes (or "facetiae") taken from Latin, Italian, German, Middle French, and Middle English collections between 1345 and 1549. "...the translations are accurate and couched in remarkably natural and expressive English... (we) recommend this little volume warmly both to the scholarly and to the hedonistic attention of Renaissance specialists in all fields." --Sixteenth-Century Journal. For students and scholars alike who wish to investigate the "lighter" side of Renaissance belles lettres.
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