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Addressees and Readers in Lyric Poetry

Elena Lombardi

in Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198818960
eISBN:
9780191859762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818960.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores the role of the woman addressee in lyric poetry, the most intersubjective and inter-gendered of genres. I look at the ways in which early Italian poets construct their beloveds ... More


Quello non conosciuto da molti libro di Boezio: De Consolatione Philosophiae and Its Role in the Making of the Vita Nova

Jelena Todorović

in Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the first chapter I show that, although Dante himself tells us in his Convivio (I, i, 16) that Boethius’s De Consolatione Philosophiae was the first book he read after learning about Beatrice’s ... More


Dante the Scribe and Dante the Commentator II: The Old Occitan Poetry Collections and the Vita Nova

Jelena Todorović

in Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The third chapter examines the Old Occitan practice of enhancing and explaining poetry by the inclusion in manuscripts of short lives (vidas) and brief prose exegeses (razos). This tradition spread ... More


Epilogue

Jelena Todorović

in Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The epilogue revisits conclusions from previous chapters and sums up the discussion by reiterating that all of the studied traditions played different roles in the compilation of the Vita Nova. The ... More


Dante the Compiler: Redefining Italian Vernacular Literary and Scribal Matrices in the Vita Nova

Jelena Todorović

in Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The fourth chapter analyzes Italian poetry collections from the late thirteenth and the early fourteenth centuries, and vernacular traditions such as that of debate poems (tenzoni), and epistles as a ... More


Dante the Scribe and Dante the Commentator I: The Medieval Latin Book and the Vita Nova

Jelena Todorović

in Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The second chapter deals with the medieval Latin book and, chiefly, with the genre of introduction to the recommended authors, accessus ad auctores. This chapter shows how Dante reverses the medieval ... More


Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Jelena Todorović

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange is the first book-length study to explore the question of poetry and genre in the earliest author’s book in Italian by investigating, through an analysis of ... More


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