Dante's Vita Nuova, New Edition: A Translation And An Essay

Paperback | April 22, 1973

byMark Dante Alighieri, Dante AlighieriTranslated byMark Musa

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In this new edition Musa views Dante's intention as one of cruel and comic commentary on the shallowness and self-pity of his protagonist, who only occasionally glimpses the true nature of love.

"... the explication de texte which accompanies [Musa's] translation is instructively novel, always admirable.... This present work offers English readers a lengthy appraisal which should figure in future scholarly discussions." -Choice

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In this new edition Musa views Dante's intention as one of cruel and comic commentary on the shallowness and self-pity of his protagonist, who only occasionally glimpses the true nature of love. "... the explication de texte which accompanies [Musa's] translation is instructively novel, always admirable.... This present work offers Eng...

Born Dante Alighieri in the spring of 1265 in Florence, Italy, he was known familiarly as Dante. His family was noble, but not wealthy, and Dante received the education accorded to gentlemen, studying poetry, philosophy, and theology. His first major work was Il Vita Nuova, The New Life. This brief collection of 31 poems, held together...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.75 × 5.12 × 0.52 inPublished:April 22, 1973Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253201624

ISBN - 13:9780253201621

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

TRANSLATOR'S NOTE
THE NEW LIFE
AN ESSAY ON THE VITA NUOVA
I. PATTERNS
II. APSPECTS
III. GROWTH

NOTES ON THE ESSAY