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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Teodolinda Barolini Abstract Arguing that Dante ultimately views compulsion in the erotic sphere as part and parcel of compulsion in the properly philosophical sphere, aka determinism, this article traces Dante’s variable thinking on this core issue as he veers from a moralistic view in the Vita...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 62–72.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Beatrice Arduini Abstract Focusing on book 4 of Dante’s Convivio ( The Banquet ), this article analyzes the complexity of the unfinished poetic and philosophical treatise that the poet wrote at the beginning of his exile. The relevance of the Convivio within Dante’s overall production can...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Carlo Meghini; Mirko Tavoni; Michelangelo Zaccarello Abstract With digital repositories and databases available since the 1990s, Dante scholarship has always been at the forefront of the digital humanities and the digitization of medieval texts and manuscripts. However, the amount of information...
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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 (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 greatpeace, is witness to an allegorical pageant, or so we...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Dario Del Puppo Abstract This article considers the importance of material philological features of the early manuscripts of Dante’s Vita nova for the work’s critical reception. Over the centuries, editors (most notably Giovanni Boccaccio) have recast textual meaning in the work mainly...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2021
...H. Wayne Storey Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. When offered the opportunity to assemble an issue devoted to Dante...
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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): 73–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Marcello Ciccuto Abstract This article attempts to show how Dante Alighieri, in defining the image of humankind as inspired by values of innocence and harmony in an earthly paradise, draws a condition of defective beatitude just before a burst of even superior joy. So in the aim of outlining...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Catherine Keen Abstract This essay uses Bruno Latour’s model of diplomacy from An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME), alongside the networks/worknets of actor-network theory, to discuss how the medieval Italian writers Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri explore experiences of political...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Jelena Todorović Abstract This article focuses on the nineteenth-century print circulation of Dante’s Vita Nova (1292–94) and especially on the response in print media to the tension between new critical approaches to text editing, on the one hand, and editors’ dependence on the text’s complex...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of tyrants provided by the pilgrim in Inferno 27. It examines how Dante held Guido accountable for the intensification of warfare in Romagna and made an argument for the responsibility of military strategists in the consolidation of urban signorie . Dante’s assessment coincides with current historiography...
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Published: 01 May 2021
figure 1. The Knowledge Base on which DanteSources relies is structured as an RDF graph that is a set of RDF triples. For the exchange of this graph, or fragments of it, with the other component of the system, an XML encoding of the RDF triples is used. Fragments of Dante’s minor works More
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of the allegories and their content -Walter Benjamin! Pilgrimage as Allegory Near the end of the Vita nuova (c.1292-1294), Dante sees pilgrims passing through Florence to Rome in Holy Week, to see "quella imagine benedetta la quale Iesu Cristo lascio a noi per essemplo de la sua bellisima figura" (Vita nuova 40.1...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
... sono la controparte metrica e retorica di precise scelte lessicali che per tutto il canto rimandano a immagini di mutilazione e frattura: «forato» (v. 19), «mozzo» (v. 19), «rotto» (v. 24), «s’aperse» (v. 29), «mi dilacco» (v. 30), «fesso» (v. 33), etc. Come sempre in Dante, le componenti metriche...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Truth-the work of Riffaterre's that has meant the most to me personally-is dated 1990, the year it was pub- lished. I love this book. Its title, Fictional Truth, resonated with me immedi- ately, for beginning with my first book, Dante's Poets, I had argued that Dante considered his poem just...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
... literature? Certainly Dante, who shapes our notion of the earliest Italian literature, had a competitive spirit, and was not above making invidious comparisons between romance vernaculars in favor, ultimately, of his own. In the Convivio- he attacks those who disdain Italian speech and praise others...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 175–186.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the hero/narrator experiences the moment of eternity and "he understands the necessity of art" (57), Beckett cites Dante twice. First, from the last line of Convivio 1I.I.i, ventriloquizing the narrator's song, which fuses subject and object in art: "Ponete mente almen com'io son bella!" ["At least...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of articles at all. Catherine Keen comes next, with her “ Extracomunitario ? Networks and Brunetto Latini.” I was delighted to find Keen linking AIME with both Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri, having myself written a book, Dante’s Broken Hammer , treating Dante as a post-Kantian philosopher avant la...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Dante’s Inferno , in which Virgil characterizes his Aeneid as a poem about the Trojan War rather than the founding of Rome; Virgil here classifies his text as “l’alta mia tragedìa” ( Inferno 20.113). When the next canto opens with Dante-pilgrim’s reference to “la mia comedìa,” ( Inferno 21.2...