Literary Medieval Criticism

Dante's Plurilingualism: Authority, Knowledge, Subjectivity by Sara Fortuna

By Sara Fortuna

Dante's belief of language is encompassed in all his works and will be understood by way of a strenuous defence of the volgare in stress with the status of Latin. via bringing jointly various ways, from literary experiences to philosophy and historical past, from aesthetics to queer experiences, from psychoanalysis to linguistics, this quantity bargains new severe insights at the query of Dantes language, attractive with either the philosophical works characterised via an unique venture of vulgarization, and the poetic works, which practice a brand new language in an leading edge and self-reflexive method. specifically, Dantes Plurilingualism explores the wealthy and intricate method within which Dantes linguistic concept and praxis either informs and displays an unique configuration of the connection among authority, wisdom and identification that is still interested by an excellent of cohesion yet is additionally imbued with a robust component to subjectivity and opens up in the direction of multiplicity and modernity.

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