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La vita nuova (poems of youth)

Author: Dante Alighieri; Barbara Reynolds
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"La vita nuova marked a turning point in European literature, introducing personal experience into the strict formalism of medieval love poetry. The sequence of poems tells the story of Dante?s passion for Beatrice, the beautiful sister of one of his closest friends, transformed through his writing into a symbol of love that was both spiritual and romantic. From unrequited passion to the profound grief he  Read more...
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Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
Vita nuova (poems of youth).
London ; New York : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)607073097
Online version:
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
Vita nuova (poems of youth).
London ; New York : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)607770699
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dante Alighieri; Barbara Reynolds
ISBN: 0140449477 9780140449471
OCLC Number: 53388949
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xxix, 75 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Vita nuova.
Responsibility: Dante Alighieri ; translated with an introduction by Barbara Reynolds.

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A selection of the author's early poems, interspersed with his own prose commentary. It tells the story of his love for Beatrice, from their first meeting at a May Day party in her father's house,  Read more...

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