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4 08, 2021

The Divine Comedy told to children by Virginia Jewiss

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Virginia Jewiss is an American Italianist and Dantist. She received her PhD in Italian literature from Yale University and taught at Dartmouth College and Trinity College’s Rome campus before returning to Yale, where she is currently Lecturer in the Humanities and Director of the Yale Humanities program in Rome. She has translated the work of numerous Italian authors and film directors, including Roberto Saviano’s Gomorrah, Melania Mazzucco’s Vita, and screenplays for Paolo Sorrentino and Gabriele Salvatores. In 2008 she published in Italian, for the Mandragora [...]

4 08, 2021

Dante Poliglotta’s library and the Florentine “Casa di Dante” museum

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The collection of translations of the Divine Comedy that previously belonged to Dante Poliglotta - 284 editions in 49 languages and 22 dialects - was donated to the “Casa di Dante” Museum in Florence and is now exhibited in one of the most beautiful rooms of the museum.