Grandgent, Charles H. (1862-1939).
Title LADIES OF DANTE'S LYRICS.
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First edition
Publisher Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1917.
Seller ID 234
8vo. iv,181pp. Dark green cloth. Gilt title on spine. Light rubbing and edgewear.A McBride Lecture sponsored by Harvard, the text of this book was originally delivered as in February, 1917. Of the many ladies that appear in Dante's works, this book focuses on five: Violetta, Matelda, Pietra, Beatrice, and Lisetta. A professor at Harvard University form 1896-1932, Grandgent lectured on Dante as well as Romance linguistics and phonetics. He produced an edition of Divine Comedy, as well this book and another also featured in this catalogue, Ladies of Dante's Lyrics (Item___).