What Is So New about Dante’s Vita nova?
Zygmunt Baranski, University of Notre Dame
The lecture attempts to define and account for the innovative literary features of Dante’s youthful masterpiece, the Vita nova. In particular, it examines its primary sources, its structure, and its imposing metaliterary and self-reflective character.
A reception will follow the lecture.
This program is free and open to the public, but registration in advance is required. Register online here.
Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, DePaul University, and the Devers Program in Dante Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry Library. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.
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