By systematically analyzing Dante's attitudes toward the poets who appear throughout his texts, Teodolinda Barolini examines his beliefs about the limits and purposes of textuality and, most crucially, the relationship of textuality to truth.
Originally published in 1984.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- CONTENTS, pg. vii
- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, pg. ix
- EDITIONS AND TRANSLATIONS, pg. xi
- PREFACE, pg. xiii
- I. Autocitation and Autobiography, pg. 1
- II. Lyric Quests, pg. 85
- III. EPIC RESOLUTION, pg. 188
- APPENDIX. Dante's Poets, pg. 287
- INDEX, pg. 299
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