Pfeffer, Wendy
September 2005
Romance Notes;Fall2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p69
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
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.


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