The Tale of Tales: Italian fairytales come to life in recent translation

The Tale of Tales by Giambattisto Basile (translated by Nancy L. Canepa) The Tale of Tales is a book of fifty Italian fairy-tales collected by Giambattista Basile in the 17th century. Like the famous Middle-Eastern tale collection 1001 Nights, which is told by the queen Scheherezade, these stories are all connected by a larger frame story, […]

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