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Vita Nuova : Italian Text with Facing English Translation - Edward Vasta

Vita Nuova

Italian Text with Facing English Translation

By: Dante Alighieri, Edward Vasta (Translator), Dino S. Cervigni (Translator)

Paperback Published: 18th July 2015
ISBN: 9780268019266
Number Of Pages: 350

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This bilingual edition of the Vita Nuova is the first facing-page translation of this text to be available in over 50 years. Dino S. Cervigni and Edward Vasta have translated Dante's lyrics into line-by-line free verse that seeks to reproduce Dante's lyrical complexities of meaning, form, and style. The three-part introduction covers Dante's life and work, the form and content of the Vita Nuova, and the theory and practice adopted for the translation. A full concordance with glossary of the Italian text and a detailed index to the English translation will assist Dante scholars, college students, and educated readers alike.

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"Whatever reputation this translation will gain for its scholarly accomplishments, its excellent overall design, and general ease of use is sure to reclaim a large body of lay readers and experts alike to this lesser known of Dante's major works."--Crisis

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Vita nuova: Italian Text and Facing English Translationp. 46
Topical Indexp. 147
Concordance and Glossary of Archaic Termsp. 227
Appendix 1: The Manuscript Tradition and Barbi's Divisions of the Vita nuova into Chaptersp. 305
Appendix 2: Barbi's General Comments on Chapter Divisions of the Vita nuovap. 311
Appendix 3: Incipits and Explicits of Paragraphs According to Barbi's Edition and Adopted Criteriap. 315
Appendix 4: Incipits of the Poems in the Vita nuovap. 327
Works Cited and Selected Bibliographyp. 329
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ISBN: 9780268019266
ISBN-10: 0268019266
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 18th July 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.66 x 15.24  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Type: New edition

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