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Dante and Paul's
Dante and Paul's "Five Words with Understanding" (January 2009)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 1
Robert Hollander - Author

Argues there is a program of five-word utterances that imitate fallen language in Dante’s Commedia.

Dante and Paul’s “Five Words with Understanding” is the first in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series is designed to make available to a broad audien...(Read More)
 
 
From Divine to Human: Dante's Circle vs. Boccaccio's Parodic Centers
From Divine to Human: Dante's Circle vs. Boccaccio's Parodic Centers (January 2009)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 16
Dino S. Cervigni - Author
Dana E. Stewart - Editor

In Boccacio’s Decameron, Cervigni sees a parodic echo of the circles of Dante’s Divine Comedy, and asks whether Bocaccio envisions the voyage of the brigata as similar to Dante the Pilgrim’s journey toward the center, first the abysmal center of Lucifer, then towards the highest center, God.

From Divine to Human is the sixteenth in a seriesof publications occ...(Read More)
 
 
Dante from Two Perspectives: The Sienese Connection
Dante from Two Perspectives: The Sienese Connection (January 2007)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 15
William R. Cook - Author
Ronald B. Herzman - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Addresses the implications of a document found in the Archivio di Stato di Siena which affirms a connection between Farinata degli Uberti, a Florentine conspicuously encountered by Dante the pilgrim in Inferno 10, and the Sienese Ghibellines with whom he and his fellow Florentine Ghibellines joined, in an alliance which produced the Sienese victory at the battle of Montaperti in 1260.

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Keeping House
Keeping House (April 2005)
A Novel in Recipes
Clara Sereni - Author
Giovanna Miceli Jeffries - Translator
Susan Briziarelli - Translator

Food and its preparation play an integral role in this novel of a young Italian woman struggling to find her own identity in a family of strong personalities and colorful figures.

"Over 100 recipes guide and shape Sereni’s autobiographical novel of self-discovery … foodies will relish learning how to make Arugula Spread, Vitello Tonnato (Veal with Tuna) and Zabaione Ice Cream." — Publishe...(Read More)
 
 
Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics
Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics (January 2005)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 14
Christopher Kleinhenz - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Argues that the analysis of movement and its correlative procession in the Divine Comedyis fundamental to an understanding of how Dante generates meaning in his poetic text.

Christopher Kleinhenz’s Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante’s Processional Poetics is the fourteenth in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center f...(Read More)
 
 
Dante and the Jewish Question
Dante and the Jewish Question (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 13
Rachel Jacoff - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Addresses Jacoff’s own discomfort with Dante’s reiteration of the deicide charge against the Jews in Paradiso 7 and elsewhere.

Rachel Jacoff’sDante and the Jewish Question is the thirteenth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University, the State University of New York. This...(Read More)
 
 
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 12
Victoria Kirkham - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Explores Dante’s love of books.

Victoria Kirkham’sDante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets is the twelfth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series offers public lectures which have been given by distinguished medieval and Renaissance schola...(Read More)
 
 
The Church of Solitude
The Church of Solitude (August 2002)
Grazia Deledda - Author
E. Ann Matter - Translator

A translation of Grazia Deledda's final novel, an autobiographically based portrayal of an Italian woman coming to terms with breast cancer at the cusp of the twentieth century.

The Church of Solitude
tells the story of Maria Concezione, a young Sardinian seamstress living with breast cancer at the cusp of the twentieth century. Overwhelmed by the shame of her diagnosis, she decides that no one can know what has ...(Read More)

 
 
Memory and Mastery
Memory and Mastery (April 2001)
Primo Levi as Writer and Witness
Roberta S. Kremer - Editor

Interdisciplinary explorations into the work of one of the premier writer-survivors of the Holocaust.

This book carefully examines the work of Primo Levi, one of the premier survivor-writers of the Holocaust and one of the outstanding Italian writers of the twentieth century. Artists, writers, and educators have all turned to Levi's writing as a source of inspiration and wisdom in coping with the tragedy of the Holocau...(Read More)
 
 
Dante Between Philosophers and Theologians: Paradiso X - XIII
Dante Between Philosophers and Theologians: Paradiso X - XIII (January 2001)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 11
Giuseppe Mazzotta - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Raises the radical question of how Dante’s understanding of poetry shaped his theology, his ethics, and, more generally his sense of the organization of knowledge or encyclopedia.

Dante Between Philosophers and Theologians: Paradiso X-XIII is the eleventh in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at...(Read More)
 
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