These novellas follow at more than one remove writers further back than Painter (Boccaccio
, Matteo Bandello
, Marguerite de Navarre
, and Chaucer
) in refashioning and retelling traditional stories. Most dated back...
's Love in its Variety: Being a Collection of Select Novels appeared on 26 June 1727 as a translation from Michael[Matteo] Bandello
's sixteenth-century original. She may or may not have used an...