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Poets and Heroes in Petrarch’s Africa: Classical and Medieval Sources

Francesca Galligan

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the classical and medieval sources of Petrarch in writing his epic poem Africa. It brings to the fore the role of Dante's epic in Petrarch's poem and suggests that the ... More


Dante's Farewell to Politics

Peter Hainsworth

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The disunity brought about by the actions of Boniface and his peers is still evident in the final lines of Paradiso XXX, where Beatrice points out to Dante the seat reserved in the heavenly Rose for ... More


Dante

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) is familiar with imitative strategies. Although he makes only two explicit statements about literary imitation, both of them in the problematic and unfinished De Vulgari ... More


Dante and Governance: Contexts and Contents

John Woodhouse

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The title of the present volume is intended deliberately to reflect the difference between Dante's view of politics and today's view, based on 20th-century concepts of political science. But while it ... More


The Rock and the Vine: Pier della Vigna, Dante, and the Imagery of Empire

Martin Mclaughlin

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the analogy between the fate of Dante and that of his literary precursor here, Pier della Vigna. It considers the role of the intellectual in the politics of Italy and Empire. ... More


1 ‘Founders of Italian Literature’: Dante, Petrarch, and National Identity in Ugo Foscolo

Luzzi Joseph

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Ugo Foscolo produced a series of influential essays on Dante that illuminates the discrepancies between Italian and European approaches to the medieval poet. Whereas other authors labelled Dante the ... More


Dante’s Persons: An Ethics of the Transhuman

Heather Webb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198733485
eISBN:
9780191797941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume explores the concept of personhood in Dante’s Commedia and seeks out the constituent ethical modes that the poem presents as necessary for attaining a fullness of persona. This study ... More


Introduction Reading Against the Grain: Musings of an Italianist, from the Astral to the Artisanal

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Commedia's authority is centered on its truth claims, again a culturally fractious issue that raises the question of the reader's religious beliefs. There are complex cultural factors indisposing ... More


Medieval Multiculturalism and Dante's Theology of Hell

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dante's representation of hell is unique in its rich and uninhibited blending of these remarkably heterogeneous constituents into a personal—multicultural—vision; while, for instance, scholastic ... More


Why did Dante Write the Commedia? Dante and the Visionary Tradition

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Exchanging the chariot with any of the other sights that the pilgrim encounters on his journey, any of the other cose nove he sees along the way, we get an answer to our query: on behalf of the world ... More


Q: Does Dante Hope for Vergil's Salvation? a: Why Do We Care? For the Very Reason We Should Not Ask the Question

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The overarching plot requirements of the Commedia undergird Vergil's damnation and suggest that to think in terms of his salvation is to opt for the lectio facilior, in the sense of the reading that ... More


‘Here and there I pull a flower’: The Orchards of Syon (2002)

Jeffrey Wainwright

in Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Orchards of Syon completes a tentative trilogy begun with The Triumph of Love and continued with Speech! Speech! All three-part sequences are bound to refer to the model of Dante's La Divina ... More


Sotto benda: Gender in the Lyrics of Dante and Guittone d'Arezzo (With a Brief Excursus on Cecco D'Ascoli)

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dante's poetic apprenticeship, both formal and ideological, occurred while he was a writer of lyric poems. The ninety or so lyrics that Dante wrote harbor the wellsprings of his ideological ... More


Derrida and Dante: The Promise of Writing and the Piety of Broken Promises

Francis J. Ambrosio

in Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter is yet another defense of Caputo's interpretation of Derrida as deconstructing religion not in order to arrive at nihilism, but rather to redefine the style ... More


. Dante and the Invention of the Novel Reader

Benjamin Bennett

in The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229161
eISBN:
9780823241002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229161.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter further attempts to evolutionarily define and identify the reader from his or her young roots in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries onward to the modern reader as he or she fully ... More


The Apes of God and the World of the Commedia

Kate Armond

in Modernism and the Theatre of the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419628
eISBN:
9781474444910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419628.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When Sacheverell Sitwell’s Southern Baroque Art was published in 1924 the term ‘baroque’ was still considered a pejorative in Britain, Italy and much of southern Europe, denoting vulgar extravagance ... More


Dante’s Self-Mythography:: The Inverted Ovid “Commentary” of the Commedia (1321) and Its Family Glosses

Jane Chance

in Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dante borrows from the tradition of mythography by means of a reversal and exploitation of allegorical commentary in his Commedia. This reversal privileges the literal text and marginalizes ... More


Harlequin Stock-Jobber

Joyce Goggin, Merlijn Erken, Frans De Bruyn, Henk Looijesteijn, Helen J. Paul, and Lodewijk Petram

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This short comic harlequinade is written in the rich and enormously popular theatrical tradition of the Italian commedia dell’arte, imported into the Netherlands via France. Langendijk borrows a ... More


Harlequin Stock-Jobber

Frans De Bruyn

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter is an introduction to Harlequin Stock Jobber, intended to supplement the introductory discussion provided by Meijer in 1892 with an updated consideration of the play’s continuing ... More


Dante and Autobiography in the Age of Voltaire

Joseph Luzzi

in Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter begins with a remark made by Voltaire in Lettres philosophiques regarding Dante's readership in Europe: that “nobody reads Dante anymore in Europe.” A closer look at the literature of ... More


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