Dante in Oxford: The Paget Toynbee Lectures

Tristan J Kay, Martin McLaughlin (Editor), Michelangelo Zaccarello (Editor)

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The Paget Toynbee lectures on Dante have taken place in Oxford since the mid-1990s. Named after the great medieval scholar of the first half of the twentieth century, they have been delivered by the major Dante experts of our time. This volume gathers together twelve of the most significant lectures, given by internationally renowned scholars such as Zygmunt Baranski, John Barnes, Lino Leonardi, Emilio Pasquini, Michelangelo Picone, Jonathan Usher and the late Peter Armour. The topics range from key questions such as Dante, Ovid and the poetry of exile, to ground-breaking work on obscenity in the Divine Comedy .
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages200
ISBN (Print)978-1-900755-99-3
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Dante
  • Oxford
  • Exile
  • Florence
  • Evil
  • Lyric
  • Ovid
  • Petrarch


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