Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

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Authors Teodolinda Barolini
Year 2006
Pages 496
Publisher Fordham University Press
Language en
ISBN 9780823227037
File Size 3.33 MB
File Format EPUB
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In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its “three crowns”: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. Barolini views the origins of Italian literary culture through four prisms: the ideological/philosophical, the intertextual/multicultural, the structural/formal, and the social.