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The New Life

Alighieri Dante, Alighieri Dante

Publisher: Publisher s16846

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The New Life (La vita nuova) was written in 1295. It is an exemple of the medieval genre of courtly love in a prosimetrum style (a piece containing both verse and prose), and it is Dante's most important work before the Divine Comedy.
The New Life is a spiritual autobiography. Dante describes his love for a young woman named Beatrice, from her first glance until his mourning after her death.

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