Books about Straparola:

booksThe Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm (Norton Critical Editions) by Jack Zipes (Nov 2, 2000)

booksThe Palace of Pleasure: Elizabethan Versions of Italian and French Novels from Boccaccio, Bandello, Cinthio, Straparola... by William Painter (Aug 25, 2012)

booksThe Facetious Nights Of Straparola, Volume 1... by Giovanni Francesco Straparola and Girolamo Morlini (Apr 2, 2012)

booksThe Nights of Straparola, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint) by Giovanni Francesco Straparola (Aug 22, 2012)

booksFairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, and the Fairy Tale Tradition by Ruth B. Bottigheimer (Sep 16, 2002)

booksFairy-Tale Science: Monstrous Generation in the Tales of Straparola and Basile (Toronto Italian Studies) by Suzanne Magnanini (May 24, 2008)

booksThe facetious nights of Straparola by Giovanni Francesco ca. 1480 Straparola (Oct 14, 2010)


Wiki information Straparola:

Giovanni Francesco Straparola
Author, Person, Deceased Person

Giovanni Francesco "Gianfrancesco" Straparola was an Italian writer and fairy tale collector from Caravaggio, Italy. He has been termed the progenitor of the literary form of the fairy tale. Charles Perrault borrowed most of his stories from Giovanni...

The Facetious Nights of Straparola
Book, Written Work, Adapted Work

The Facetious Nights of Straparola, also known as The Nights of Straparola, is a two-volume collection of 75 stories by Italian author and fairy-tale collector Giovanni Francesco Straparola. Modeled after Boccaccio's Decameron, it is significant as...