L2L The Decameron
In the midst of the 14th-century plague years, Boccaccio tells us of a group of fine ladies and gentlemen who escape to the countryside for two weeks. Each will regale a tale to the others, one story apiece, across the span of ten days. The tales are funny and earthy ... and the ladies are not just the audience: Their tales are as compelling as the men’s. Boccaccio gives us insight into the times — theirs and ours. Join Leigh and P.T. for a trip to Italy.