Introducing Dante in a course on medieval visuality positioned the Commedia in relation to medieval women’s visionary and mystical literature. This article suggests how a comparison of the Commedia with this literature, particularly the works of Hildegard of Bingen, can illuminate the visionary mode of writing that Dante employed.
Anne L. Clark; Teaching Dante as a Visionary Prophet. Pedagogy 1 January 2013; 13 (1): 105–113. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-1814224
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