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322 p.) ["Chapter One compares Boccaccio'sDecameron and William Dunbar's Trelis of the Tua Mariit Wemen and the Wedo to show how the laughter of fictional heroines in the Middle Ages is shaped by social context: the unbridled laughter of a private female community vs. the restrained laughter of women in public."] Reed, Laura Marie. "Interrupted Feasts: Confrontations with the Uncanny in Medieval and Renaissance Texts," Dissertation Abstracts International, 57, No.6 (December, 1996), p. 2495.
(ph.D., Yale University, 1996; 187 p.) [One chapter discusses Boccaccio's Decameron with regard to "the extent to which feasts succeed in sublimating the violence and desire which has disrupted communities."] Tomko, Andrew Stephan. "William Dunbar's Poetics: A Reconsideration of the Chaucerian in a Scottish Maker," Dissertation Abstracts International, 56, No. 10 (April, 1996), p. 3950.
(Ph.D., City University of New York, 1995; 218 p.) [Discusses "Dunbar's familiarity with concepts developed in such works as Dante's De vulgari eloquentia and Boccaccio's Genealogia deorum gentilium."]
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Jonathan Usher, Medium Aevum, 66, No.1 (1997), 116-117.
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Lisa Freinkel, Spenser Newsletter, 28, No.2 (Spring-Summer, 1997), 15-17;
Erika Milburn, Modem Language Review, 92, No.2 (July, 1997), 756-757.
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