Lecture: "Dante, Inferno 31: A Canto for the Boys?"


Location: 129 Hayes-Healy Center

Martin McLaughlin of the University of Oxford will present “Dante, Inferno 31: A Canto For the Boys?,” a public workshop and seminar in connection with Zygmunt Baranski’s Graduate Course, “Dante’s World of Books.”

McLaughlin is Agnelli-Serena Professor of Italian at Oxford, and a fellow of Magdalen College. He has published widely on Italian literature from the Middle Ages to the present, including Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance and Italo Calvino. He has co-edited and contributed to a number of volumes including Petrarch in Britain, Dante the Lyric and Ethical Poet, and The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy. He has also translated works by Italo Calvino and Umberto Eco.

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