TITLE

A NOTE ON DANTE, DE VULGARI, AND THE MANUSCRIPT TRADITION

AUTHOR(S)
Pfeffer, Wendy
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Romance Notes;Fall2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article argues that the prevalent interpretation of Dante's list of famous poets in "De Vulgari eloquentia" is based on a mistaken assumption. The author notes that the ordering of names, which has been read to indicate a progression from the Occitan troubadours to the King of Navarre, ending with the Italians, is not consistent in any of the manuscript editions of the work.
ACCESSION #
23118224

 

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