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An in depth exam of the connection among the discourses and practices of authority and international relations within the past due medieval and early sleek sessions, Authority and international relations from Dante to Shakespeare interrogates the power duality of the jobs of writer and ambassador. the quantity methods its topic from a literary-historical standpoint, drawing upon past due medieval and early glossy rules and discourses of international relations and authority, and reading how they're manifested inside of varied sorts of writing: drama, poetry, diplomatic correspondence, peace treaties, and loved ones money owed. members specialise in significant literary figures from diversified cultures, together with Dante, Petrarch, and Boccacio from Italy; and from England, Chaucer, Wyatt, Sidney, and Spenser. furthermore, the publication strikes among and throughout literary-historical classes, tracing the improvement of techniques and discourses of authority and international relations from the past due medieval to the early smooth period.Taken jointly, those essays forge a broader argument for the centrality of international relations and diplomatic recommendations within the literature and tradition of past due medieval and early smooth England, and for the significance of international relations in present reviews of English literature earlier than 1603.

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Gorni, and M. Tavoni (Milan, 2011), pp. 607–23, at pp. 611–12, focuses only briefly on the problem of the epistle’s collocation within Dante’s overall production during the period of his exile. 14 See J. U. ), Dante and Ovid: Essays in Intertextuality (Binghamton, 1991), pp. 139–52 and especially the numerous contributions written by M. Picone, among which I would mention ‘Dante, Ovidio e la poesia dell’esilio’, Rassegna europea di letteratura italiana, 14 (1999): 7–24, and ‘Ovid and the “Exul inmeritus”’, in T.

11: ‘Quotiam nemo mundo a peccato coram te’ (‘None is free from sin in your sight’). As has been already noted by G. Boffito – in his Dante, Sant’Agostino ed Egidio Colonna (Romano), which preceded his Saggio di bibliografia egidiana (Florence, 1911), pp. v–xxxi, at pp. xv–xvi, n. 1 – the concept is too widespread in Augustine to be able to indicate the precise source (see for example Aug. c. Pelag. 2, 4; Aug. spir. et litt. 36). 37 N. Mineo, Profetismo e Apocalittica in Dante: Strutture e temi profetico-apocalittici in Dante: dalla Vita Nuova alla Commedia (Catania, 1968), p.

Giunta, G. Gorni, and M. Tavoni (Milan, 2011), pp. 607–23, at pp. 611–12, focuses only briefly on the problem of the epistle’s collocation within Dante’s overall production during the period of his exile. 14 See J. U. ), Dante and Ovid: Essays in Intertextuality (Binghamton, 1991), pp. 139–52 and especially the numerous contributions written by M. Picone, among which I would mention ‘Dante, Ovidio e la poesia dell’esilio’, Rassegna europea di letteratura italiana, 14 (1999): 7–24, and ‘Ovid and the “Exul inmeritus”’, in T.

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