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Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange
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Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Jelena Todorović

Abstract

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 both textual and manuscript evidence, the ways in which in the Vita Nova (ca. 1292–1294) Dante redefines the medieval theory of authorship as defined by medieval scholars, among whom Bonaventure was the most prominent one. In paying particular attention to complex and multifaceted interactions between different cultures in the thirteenth-century Italy, this book illuminates the multicultural and p ... More

Keywords: Accessus ad auctores, author/authorship, Dante, Italian literature, New Life, Old Occitan, Provençal, Prosimetrum, Vita Nova, Vita Nuova

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780823270231
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jelena Todorović, author
University of Wisconsin, Madison