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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 January 2005
...William Sayers Copyright © 2005 The Trustees of Columbia University 2005 William Sayers "OR DA POGGIA, OR DA ORZA" (PURG. 32): NAUTICAL DEIXIS IN DANTE'S COMMEDIA In Canto 32 of Purgatorio Dante, after waking from a deep sleep of great peace, is witness to an allegorical pageant, or so we...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Isabella Magni Abstract The textual and cultural interpretations related to the material construction of the first manuscript copies of Dante’s Commedia play a crucial role in shaping its transmission and inevitably also the text that we read today. The processes of preparation and the material...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
... interpretation. Instead, the material and mechanical realities of reproducing medieval texts, among them Dante’s Commedia , were often subject more to production efficiency, cost effectiveness, taste, and scribal and cultural norms. Examining the instructions to the illuminator of an unfinished copy...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 62–72.
Published: 01 May 2021
... as a precedent for some of the choices, themes, and styles subsequently developed in the Commedia . However, when the inspiration for the Convivio as a vehicle for both poetic and prose production is supplanted by the larger and even more ambitious project of his Commedia , Dante abandoned the treatise and left...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... rubrics, decorated letters of different levels and sizes, space allocation, page proportions, script style and level, material support, and punctuation? Scholars have proposed credible interpretations based on extant evidence and on scribal tendencies in Dante’s time about what the texts of the Commedia...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2021
... exposure to Dante: filologia dantesca and something called a liberalizzato (yes, part of the vecchio ordinamento ) prepared on forty cantos of the Commedia . To make matters more interesting, these were the years of the student strikes across Italy and certainly in the Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Nuova to a more “scientific” view in the third epistle and again to a moralistic view in the Commedia (whose circle of lust boasts, in the wind that buffets the lustful, an example of compulsion borrowed from Nicomachean Ethics 3.1). The philosopher and astrologer Cecco d’Ascoli is a contemporary...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to introduce the aims and scope of a new digital library of Dante commentaries, built according to the aforementioned standards and aiming to refine and extend the ontologies developed for Dante’s minor works to the more complex world of the Commedia . Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 73–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Da Maia prende dunque nome quel mese ( Fasti v , 103), per fissarsi alla fine con la sua condizione di eternità ricorrente e non peribile esattamente nel Paradiso Terrestre della Commedia —«qui primavera sempre e ogne frutto», Purg. xxviii , 143—; la sua veste essendo ora identica a quella del...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., Venezia 1519; G.Vitaletti, L'autore del "Grillo medico", poemetto popolare del sec.XVI in "Archivum Romanicum" IV, n.2, 1920. The Cunto also contains sources drawn from librettos, petrarchian poetry, and the commedia dell'arte. An analysis of some contemporary collections of tales may help scholars...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
... highlighted the splashy juxtapositions of information this entailed by referring to such papers as arlequins. Arlequin , as we will see, was both the name of a character from the commedia dell’arte and a term for plates of leftover food resold cheaply. The character’s costume made of colorful patches became...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in Dante’s Italy: Illiterate Literature . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . Alighieri Dante . The Banquet , translated by Ryan Christopher . Saratoga, CA : Anma Libri , 1989 . Alighieri Dante . La Commedia secondo l’antica vulgata . 4 vols., edited...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., that the Commedia grounds its truth claims in divine will, in its author's personal access to God, whose authorized message was revealed to him. The result, at the level of reception, seems to be a more virulent strain of the need to suspend disbelief: while we may wonder about the future of Maggie and the Prince...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Inferno 28 intertextuality Sergius (grammarian) tmesis Questa nota è scritta a integrazione delle lecturae e dei commenti a Inferno 28 e propone un nuovo potenziale riferimento intertestuale da allegare alle allusioni presenti nella Commedia . 1 Questa ricerca è appena abbozzata e...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., (Milano-Napoli: Ricciardi 1980), and jennifer Petrie and June Salmons (Dublin: Belfield Italian Library 1994). Quotations from the Commedia are from the edition ed. Charles Singleton, (Bollingen Series: Harvard University Press 1970-6), six volumes in three. Translations are mine. Commentaries on the Vita...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... soul describes his damnation following a solicitation for advice by Boniface VIII. 11 After the circulation of the first canticle of the Commedia , the Inferno, the debate about the sincerity of Guido’s religious retirement continued, potentially reinvigorated by Dante’s verse, and was discussed...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 463–464.
Published: 01 May 2005
...): Nautical Deixis in Dante's Commedia," 67-84 Schreier, Lise, Voyager en France au temps du romantisme. Poetique, esthetique, ideologie. (Alain Guyot and Chantal Massol, Eds), 122-4 Sears, Theresa Ann, "Squaring the Round Table: Time, Hierarchy, and the Fall of Camelot," 3-18 Silver, Susan K., "The Combative...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 501–515.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and the quirky. The Germans envision uncanny metaphysical possibilities. Reveling in the physical buffoonery of the commedia dell'arte, the Italians celebrate the elan vital. Mme de Stael, Baudelaire, and other French intellectuals saw the objects of these nations' laughter soaring higher than critiques of moral...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 487–489.
Published: 01 November 2004
... in the Commedia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Hewitt, Nicholas Ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Joulin, Celine. La Mort dans les CEuvres oratoires de Bossuet. Sainte-Etienne: Presses Universitaires de Sainte-Etienne, 2002. Kiviharju...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Dante’s Tuscan. In addition to the reference in canto 21 to his text as a comedy, Dante earlier calls his text “questa comedìa” in canto 16 in a brief address to the reader at line 128. These two references to the genre of Dante’s text are repeated in commentaries on the Commedia starting in the early...