Author: Ray Cavanaugh

Ray Cavanaugh enjoys long walks and short novels. He has written for such publications as The Irish World, The London Magazine, and New Oxford Review. He peddles words and graphics on his website:
April 11, 2013

Boccaccio turns 700

2013 marks the 700th anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio, whose writing in the Italian vernacular helped herald the literature of Renaissance humanism. As famous as his name has become, his life and year of birth, 1313, are cloaked in considerable mystery. We don’t know the day