Dante's Style in His Lyric Poetry

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A very close and clear description of Dante's style in those lyric poems, which can be dated with reasonable confidence. Dr Boyde explains the nature and objective of his analyses in the substantial introduction which does not assume any previous knowledge of the poems or of modern stylistic theory. He has three principal aims: first, to relate the style of the poems to medieval rhetorical teaching; secondly, to assess the degree of Dante's stylistic originality by comparison with the style of earlier medieval authors; and ...

Dante's Style in his Lyric Poetry 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521155328

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Dante's Style in his Lyric Poetry 1970, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521079181

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