1st Edition

Dante's Second Love
The Originality and the Contexts of the Convivio

ISBN 9780952590125
Published March 1, 1997 by Routledge
84 Pages

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Book Description

Three essays on the nature of the bonds between Vita Nuova and Convivio; the nature and significance of the Donna Gentile, Dante's 'second love'; and the imaginative and intellectual coherence of the third and fourth treatises of the Convivio . An excursus comments on the Donna Gentile's fate at the hands of scholars.