Dante's Vita Nuova, New Edition / Edition 1

Dante's Vita Nuova, New Edition / Edition 1

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by Dante Alighieri
     
 

In this new edition Musa views Dante's intention as one of cruel and comic commentary on the shallowness and self-pity of his protagonist, who only occasionally glimpses the true nature of love.

"... the explication de texte which accompanies [Musa's] translation is instructively novel, always admirable.... This present work offers English readers a lengthy

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In this new edition Musa views Dante's intention as one of cruel and comic commentary on the shallowness and self-pity of his protagonist, who only occasionally glimpses the true nature of love.

"... the explication de texte which accompanies [Musa's] translation is instructively novel, always admirable.... This present work offers English readers a lengthy appraisal which should figure in future scholarly discussions." —Choice

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253201621
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1973
Series:
Midland Books Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,002,217
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE

TRANSLATOR’S NOTE
THE NEW LIFE
AN ESSAY ON THE VITA NUOVA
I. PATTERNS
II. APSPECTS
III. GROWTH

NOTES ON THE ESSAY

Indiana University Press

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