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Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 45

The Story of 0

Prostitutes and Other Good-for-Nothings in the Renaissance

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ISBN 9780674839519

Publication Date: 09/30/1999


176 pages

21 halftones, 7 line illustrations

Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature


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  • Preface
  • I.O.U.
  • Ground Zero
  • 1. Counting
  • 2. Counting Becomes Accounting
  • 3. Code Inside the Codex
  • 4. Petrarch
  • 5. From Petrarch to Petrarchism
  • Conclusion: Nothing More
  • Appendix: Bellaso’s Method 3
  • Bibliography
  • Index and Glossary

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