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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


Barthes’s Ordinary Writing

Tiphaine Samoyault

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a picture of Barthes that for two reasons has not been written about before: first, it comes from the archive the author was able to explore whilst preparing a biography of ... More


From Firstborn to Vita Nova: Louise Glück’s Born-Again Professionalism

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to a poet whose work lies at the opposite end of the spectrum, in several respects, from Ashbery's. Here, the chapter focuses on first books to consider subsequent volumes from ... More


From Fichier to OEuvre: Barthes and the ‘Our Literature’ Project

Claude Coste

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Would Barthes have carried through to completion his plan to write a novel? The largely unpublished Roland Barthes archive, held at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, shows clearly that he worked ... More


4 Reading Dante in Nineteenth-Century Italy

Beatrice Arduini

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/9780199584628.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The nationalization of Dante through the political use of his figure as literary ancestor recurred from the mid- to late nineteenth century in Mazzini, Carducci, and Pascoli, and succeeded in firmly ... More


Barthes and the Lessons of Ancient Philosophy

Lucy O’Meara

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Roland Barthes was a classicist by training; his work frequently alludes to the classical literary canon and the ancient art of rhetoric. This chapter argues that ancient Greco-Roman philosophy ... 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


Barthes and Commissioned Writing

Antoine Compagnon

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Roland Barthes constantly complained about being overwhelmed with requests and importunities; people were always sending him texts to read, and strangers would write or phone for appointments, ... 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


The Return of the Diary in Barthes’s ‘Vita Nova’

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines a moment when the literary avant-garde returned to diary-writing and the writing subject, by focusing on Roland Barthes’s experiments with the diary (journal intime). These ... 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


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


Dante in dialogue

David Bowe

in Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198849575
eISBN:
9780191883668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849575.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 4 concentrates on Dante’s dialogues with and treatment of Guittone, Guinizzelli, and Cavalcanti through the Commedia as well as the Vita nova and Convivio. The chapter highlights the ... More


Introduction: Dante’s Masterplot

Nicolò Crisafi

in Dante's Masterplot and Alternative Narratives in the Commedia

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192857675
eISBN:
9780191948541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192857675.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Introduction is concerned with masterplots in general, and the teleological masterplot of Dante’s Commedia in particular. Its core claim is that, embedded within the Commedia and hegemonizing its ... More


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