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Lecture The Treasure of the Translator: Dante and Vernacularization

Mon, April 20, 2009 • 4:00 PM • 3.128 Sinclair Room, Texas Union

Guest Lecturer, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at The University of Michigan, Alison Cornish. Delivers- "The Treasure of the Translator: Dante and Vernacularization."

Professor Cornish has published Reading Dante's Stars (Yale University Press, 2000). Along with numerous articles focusing on her interests of: Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature; Dante, science in literature, cosmology in Dante; Latin learning, vernacular forms and early translation. She has recently completed a manuscript on the practice of, and the theory about, vernacular translations in the Italian Middle Ages and Early Renaissance.

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