Further information

This has been a fairly simple presentation of Dante’s Inferno.

The treatment of sin and evil in the Inferno is much more nuanced than diagrams alone can communicate, although the organization of sins is fascinating in itself.

There are many editions and translations of Dante’s Divina Commedia – why not read more, or come along to the Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana readings and lectures?

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7 thoughts on “Further information

  1. Elizabeth Ann Campbell

    I have enjoyed the lectures on Inferno and was wondering if the University had any plans to publish the texts of these lectures either in hard copy or online. I am sure that they would be very much appreciated.

    1. Robert Wilson Post author

      Thanks for your comment and interest. Yes, we are working on editing the first volumes now and eventually they will all be published. The plan is to publish in six volumes, two per cantica, contiing 16/17 lecturae each. Since the lectures have all been recorded, we have encouraged contributors to feel free about departing from the spoken text in preparing the published version, and this has been taken up in varying degrees.

  2. John Anthony Duignan

    I found this to be positive and thought provoking. I am taking lectures on Dante at university, and I have learned to appreciate the fantastic scope of the Commedia, and that it will take more than a one hour lecture per week to really come to grips with this fantastic piece of early renaissance literature.