ISBN-10:
0521882362
ISBN-13:
9780521882361
Pub. Date:
04/21/2008
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Dante and the Making of a Modern Author / Edition 1

Dante and the Making of a Modern Author / Edition 1

by Albert Russell Ascoli

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521882361
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/21/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Albert Russell Ascoli is Gladys Arata Terrill Distinguished Professor in the Department of Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of 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.

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