IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 703: Dante's Heaven of the Fixed Stars

Tuesday 10 July 2007, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Department of Italian, University of Leeds
Organiser:Matthew Treherne, School of Languages, Cultures & Societies - Italian / Leeds Centre for Dante Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Simon Gilson, Department of Italian, University of Warwick
Paper 703-aDante's Heaven of the Fixed Stars: Critical Themes and Trends
(Language: English)
Matthew Treherne, School of Languages, Cultures & Societies - Italian / Leeds Centre for Dante Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Language and Literature - Italian, Theology
Paper 703-bThe Theology of Dante's Commedia As Seen Through the 'Cantos of the Heaven of the Fixed Stars'
(Language: English)
Vittorio Montemaggi, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Language and Literature - Italian, Theology
Paper 703-cGoing over the Coin, Having the Coin
(Language: English)
Marco Giani, Università degli Studi di Milano
Index terms: Language and Literature - Italian, Theology
Abstract

This session will examine the episode of the Heaven of the Fixed Stars in Dante’s Paradiso. It brings together a range of methodological approaches and of thematic concerns. Each of the papers presented will, however, discuss the episode as a whole.