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Dante and the making of a modern author

Author: Albert Russell Ascoli
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the first comprehensive study of Dante's evolving, transformative relationship to medieval ideas of authorship and authority. Ascoli offers an important new perspective not only on the  Read more...


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Named Person: Dante Alighieri / 1265-1321 / Criticism and interpretation.; Dante Alighieri <1265-1321>; Dante Alighieri <1265-1321>; Dante, Alighieri; Dante (Alighieri)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Russell Ascoli
ISBN: 9780521178440 0521178444
OCLC Number: 734075973
Contents: Introduction; 1. The author in history; Part I. An Author in the Works: Dante Before the Commedia: 2. Definitions: the vowels of authority; 3. Language: 'neminem ante nos'; 4. Auto-commentary: dividing Dante; Part II. Authority in Person: Dante Between the Monarchia and the Commedia: 5. 'No judgment among equals': dividing authority in Monarchia; 6. Palinode and history; 7. The author of the Commedia; Works consulted; Index.
Responsibility: by Albert Russell Ascoli.


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