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  • First-Person Participation in Dante's 'Commedia' 

    Powlesland, Katherine Lucy (2018-08-23)
    This thesis sets out a case for a mode of reading I term first-person participation in relation to Dante’s 'Commedia', a narrative poem I propose to function as an exceptionally participatory text. That Dante’s poem invites ...
  • Material Prayers: The Use of Text in Early Modern Italian Domestic Devotions 

    Tycz, Katherine Marie (2018-07-20)
    While scholarship often focuses on how early modern Italians used images in their devotions, particularly in the post-Tridentine era, little attention has been placed upon how laypeople engaged with devotional text during ...
  • The Syntax of the Dialect of Bari 

    Andriani, Luigi (2017-11-16)
    This dissertation describes and analyses a selection of morphosyntactic phenomena from the nominal, verbal and clausal domains of Barese, an upper southern Italian dialect of Puglia. Chapter 2 analyses pragmatically unmarked ...
  • Lucian of Samosata in the Italian Quattrocento 

    Sidwell, Keith Clemons (1975-03-13)