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Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:15pm
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square,Oxford OX1 2JF
Taylorian, Room 2

 

 

Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

By Elena Lombardi

  • Offers a new perspective on the woman reader in medieval Italian literature

  • Contextualises the woman reader within the history of female literacy, the material culture of the book, and the ways in which writers and poets imagined her

  • Explores the works of Guido Cavalcanti, Dante, and Boccaccio

  • An exceptional contribution to Medieval Italian intellectual and cultural debate

 

Followed by drinks reception.

 

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