The Facetious Nights by Giovanni Francesco Straparol

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Timothy Ferguson
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Post by Timothy Ferguson » January 17th, 2020, 6:50 am

I'd like to do the Facetious Nights by Giovanni Francesco Straparola - it's arguably the first book of modern fairy tales (although not for children, at all) It is 75 stories, laid out in a style modelled on the Decameron.

The thing is, I never do more than two books at once, soloing, and I've already got two running (well, four, but two are ending and two are starting), so I could help out, but not do the whole thing.

In case anyone is interested:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Facetious_Nights_of_Straparola
https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3AStraparola%20title%3A%22The%20nights%20of%20straparola%22
My occasional blog is Games from Folktales

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