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The Resource Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy : Illiterate Literature, Alison Cornish, (electronic book)

Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy : Illiterate Literature, Alison Cornish, (electronic book)

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Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy : Illiterate Literature
Title
Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy
Title remainder
Illiterate Literature
Statement of responsibility
Alison Cornish
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Translation and commentary are often associated with institutions and patronage; but in Italy around the time of Dante, widespread vernacular translation was mostly on the spontaneous initiative of individuals. While Dante is usually the starting point for histories of vernacular translation in Europe, this book demonstrates that The Divine Comedy places itself in opposition to a vast vernacular literature already in circulation among its readers. Alison Cornish explores the anxiety of vernacularization as expressed by translators and contemporary authors, the prevalence of translation in religious experience, the role of scribal mediation, the influence of the Italian reception of French literature on that literature, and how translating into the vernacular became a project of nation-building only after its virtual demise during the Humanist period. Vernacular translation was a phenomenon with which all authors in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Europe - from Brunetto Latini to Giovanni Boccaccio - had to contend"--
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1963-
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Cornish, Alison
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
Series volume
83
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  • Translating and interpreting
  • Language and culture
  • Italian literature
  • Humanism in literature
  • Italy
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Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy : Illiterate Literature, Alison Cornish, (electronic book)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511734762
Extent
1 online resource (286 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781107001138
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
Label
Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy : Illiterate Literature, Alison Cornish, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 01 Jun 2011)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511734762
Extent
1 online resource (286 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781107001138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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