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The Fat Woodworker

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"The Fat Woodworker" is a delightful story in the tradition of the Italian Renaissance "beffe," stories of practical, often cruel jokes. It is the tale of a prank engineered by the great Renaissance architect, Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446), played upon an unsuspecting (and perhaps less-than-brilliant) friend and woodworker named Manetto, in reprisal for the woodworker's ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published December 28th 2009 by Italica Press (first published 1450)
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Read for academic purposes, but a good source for gauging the relation between space and identity in Renaissance Florence. Eerily existential.
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