Science and Literature in Italian Culture from Dante to Calvino: A Festschrift for Patrick Boyde

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Patrick Boyde, Pierpaolo Antonello, Simon A. Gilson
European Humanities Research Centre, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 303 pages
This collection of essays explores the relationship between literature and science in Italian culture. Encompassing a variety of authors and topics across four broad periods, the volume presents connections between the discourses of literature and science and offers critical readings.

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Dante and the Early Italian Tradition
Dantes Meteorology in Context
Notes on the Presence of Albert the Great in Benvenuto da Imolas

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About the author (2004)

Pierpaolo Antonello is University Lecturer in Italian in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John's College. He has published essays on Italo Calvino, Eugenio Montale, Daniele Del Giudice, F. T. Marinetti and the Italian Avant-Garde. He is also working on contemporary French philosophy, in particular on Rene Girard, Michel Serres and Guy Debord, on whom he recently edited three volumes. Simon A. Gilson is Lecturer in Italian at the University of Warwick. He has worked extensively on literature and science with reference to Dante, and has published articles on medieval optics, magic and the reception of Dante in the Renaissance.

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