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Literature

Dante’s Prayerful Pilgrimage

Typologies of Prayer in the Comedy

Date
February 27, 2020
Time
7:00 pm
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Presented with
NYU Department of Italian Studies and The Colloquium in the Humanities

Dante’s Prayerful Pilgrimage
Typologies of Prayer in the Comedy

(Brill, 2019)

by Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers University

Introduced by Maria Luisa Ardizzone, NYU

In Dante’s Prayerful Pilgrimage, Alessandro Vettori provides a comprehensive analysis of the prayerful phenomenon in Dante’s Commedia and considers prayer a poetic/metaphorical pilgrimage of the soul toward the vision of the Trinity, while also reflecting Dante’s own exilic experience.

In ENGLISH.