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1. Record Number: 6431
Author(s): Picone, Michelangelo.
Title : La vergine e l'eremita: Una lettura intertestuale della novella di Alibech ("Decameron" III. 10) [Boccaccio's tales burlesque hagiographic conventions, including the story of Mary of Egypt; the hermit's mortifications, in the tale of Alibech, lead, not to sanctity, but to pride and a fall; and the virgin Alibech finds sexual pleasure and worldly wisdom in the wilderness; the poet explores in this tale the relationship between the mystical and the erotic].
Source: Vox Romanica , 57., ( 1998):  Pages 85 - 99.
Year of Publication: 1998.

2. Record Number: 8650
Author(s): Papi, Anna Benvenuti.
Title : Alibech el il deserto [Boccaccio’s tale of Alibech apes exempla about holy hermits. Human nature leads the pious Alibech and the holy hermit into sin. This tale was told when Italy was full of urban recluses like Margaret of Cortona, but it is set in a woodland. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: In castro poenitentiae: santità e società femminile nell’Italia medievali. Anna Benvenuti Papi .   Herder, 1990. Vox Romanica , 57., ( 1998):  Pages 403 - 414. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
Year of Publication: 1990.