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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Un-Taught Dante

One Saturday in Hell
"Other" Interpretations of Dante

A lecture on Dante as was reread and reused by authors who did not belong to the official line of interpretation taught in Italian schools from the National Unification (1861) onward, because they lived either happily before or elsewhere.

STARRING:

Jacopo Alighieri (the poet's unruly son)
Ludovico Ariosto
Giovan Battista Marino
William Blake
Edgar Allan Poe
Herman Melville
Jorge Luis Borges
Go Nagai