9780199540655

Vita Nuova

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199540655

  • ISBN 10:

    0199540659

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/15/2008
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Summary

Vita Nuova (1292-94) is regarded as Dante's most profound creation. The thirty-one poems in this, the first of his major writings, are linked by a lyrical prose narrative celebrating and debating the subject of love. Composed upon Dante's meeting with Beatrice and the "Lord of Love," it is a love story set to the task of confirming the "new life" this meeting inspired. With a critical introduction and explanatory notes, this is a new translation of a supreme work which has been read variously as biography, religious allegory, and a meditation on poetry itself.

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