Desire in Dante and the Middle Ages by Manuele Gragnolati

By Manuele Gragnolati

This quantity takes Dante's wealthy and multifaceted discourse of wish, from the Vita Nova to the Commedia, as some extent of departure in investigating medieval strategies of wish in all their multiplicity, fragmentation and interrelation. in addition to providing a number of unique contributions in this basic point of Dante's paintings, it seeks to situate the Florentine extra successfully in the broader spectrum of medieval tradition and to set up better highbrow alternate among Dante students and people from different disciplines. the quantity is usually impressive for its openness to diversified serious and methodological methods. In contemplating the level to which smooth theoretical paradigms can be utilized to shed mild upon the center a long time, it is going to curiosity these engaged with questions of severe concept in addition to medieval culture.

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