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Publications on Dante: Steven Botterill

I have to thank Prof. Botterill for having provided, on my request, a list of his Dante publications, on which the following is based. Eventual errors are still mine.
Otfried Lieberknecht (12 June 1996)

[Books] [Articles and notes] [Review articles] [Reviews]


  1. Dante and the Mystical Tradition: Bernard of Clairvaux in the «Commedia», Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994 (= Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literatur, 22)
    • Steve Ellis, Times Literary Supplement, 4 November 1994, p.28
    • Richard Allen Shoaf, Choice 32,5 (January 1995), p.213
    • Mario Trovato, Annali d'Italianistica 13 (1995), p.479-483
    • Peter S. Hawkins, Speculum 71,1 (1996), p.127-129

  2. Dante, De vulgari eloquentia, edited and translated by Steven Botterill. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996 (= Cambridge Medieval Classics, 5), xxx+105 pp.

Articles and notes:

  1. Doctrine, Doubt, and Certainty: Paradiso XXXII, 40-84. In: Italian Studies 42 (1987), p.20-36

  2. Italian Versification: A Note. In: Lorenzo Bianconi, Music in the Seventeenth Century, translated by David Bryant, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987, p. xi-xii

  3. "Quae non licet homini loqui": The Ineffability of Mystical Experience in Paradiso I and the Epistle to Can Grande. In: Modern Language Review 83,2 (1988), p.332-341

  4. The Form of Dante's Minotaur. In: Forum Italicum 22,1 (1988), p.60-76

  5. Cecco Nuccoli: An Introduction. In: The Italianist 8 (1988), p.16-32

  6. Re-reading Lancelot: Dante, Chaucer, and «Le Chevalier de la Charrette». In: Philological Quarterly 67,3 (1988), p.279-289

  7. Life after Beatrice: Bernard of Clairvaux in Paradiso XXXI. In: Texas Studies in Literature and Language 32,1 (1990) [= *Beatrice Dolce Memoria, 1290-1990: Essays on the «Vita Nuova» and the Beatrice-Dante Relationship, ed. David Wallace], p.120-136

  8. Inferno XXIX: Capocchio and the Limits of Realism. In: *Italiana 1988: Selected Papers from the Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (November 18-20, 1988), Monterey, CA. Edited by Albert N. Mancini, Paolo A. Giordano, and Anthony J. Tamburri, River Forest (Ill.) 1990 (= Rosary College Italian Studies, 4), p.23-33

  9. Inferno XII. In: *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, I. Dante's Inferno: Introductory Readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 6 (1990), p.149-162

  10. "Legato con amore in un volume": Uberto Limentani and the Cambridge Lecturae Dantis. In: Lectura Dantis 7 (Fall 1990), p.29-35

  11. Dante Studies and the Study of Dante. In: Annali d'Italianistica 8 (1990), p.88-102

  12. Autobiography and Artifice in the Medieval Lyric: The Case of Cecco Nuccoli. In: Italian Studies 46 (1991), p.37-57

  13. Not of This World: Spiritual and Temporal Powers in Dante and Bernard of Clairvaux. In: Lectura Dantis 10 (Spring 1992), p.8-21

  14. Bernard of Clairvaux in the Trecento Commentaries on Dante's Commedia. In: Dante Studies 109 (1991 [1992]), p.89-118

  15. Purgatorio XXVII. In: *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, II. Dante's Purgatorio: Introductory readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 12 (1993), p. 398-410

  16. "Però che la divisione non si fa se non per aprire la sentenzia de la cosa divisa" (Vita nuova, XIV, 13): The Vita Nuova as Commentary. In: *La gloriosa donna... (1994): La gloriosa donna de la mente. A commentary on the Vita Nuova. Edited by Vincent Moleta, Firenze: Olschki, & Perth: University of Western Australia, Department of Italian, 1994 (= Italian Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 5), p.61-76

  17. Introduction, in: *Italy On the Loose: 1995, New York: Fodor's, 1994 (= Berkeley Guides), p. xvi-xvii

  18. Dante e l'alchimia. In: *Dante e la scienza, edited by Patrick Boyde and Vittorio Russo, Ravenna: Longo, 1995, p. 203-211

  19. Paradiso XII. In: *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, III. Dante's Paradiso: Introductory readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 16-17 (1995), p.172-185

  20. Dante's Poetics of the Sacred Word. In: Philosophy and Literature 20,1 (1996), p.154-162

  21. The Trecento Commentaries on Dante's Commedia. In: *The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, vol. II, forthcoming

  22. "Lectulus noster floridus": Dante, St Bernard, and the Institutionaln Church. In: *Lectura Dantis Newberryana, forthcoming

  23. Entries on Cecco Nuccoli, Marino Ceccoli, and Neri Moscoli, for Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia, edited by Christopher Kleinhenz and Giuseppe Mazzotta, forthcoming

  24. Minor Writers of the Trecento. In: *The Cambridge History of Italian Literature, edited by Lino Pertile and C. P. Brand, forthcoming

  25. Dante and the Authority of Poetic Language. In: *Dante: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Amilcare Iannucci, forthcoming

  26. Entries "Alchemy", "Bernard, St.", "Bonaventure, St.", "Falsifiers", "Martyrdom", "Mendicant Orders", "Saints", in *The Dante Encyclopedia, edited by Richard Lansing, forthcoming

Review articles:

  1. Duecento and Trecento, I: Dante.
    In: The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies
    44 (1982), p.529-540
    45 (1983), p.449-462
    46 (1984), p.452-465
    47 (1985), p.462-475
    48 (1986), p.499-511
    49 (1987), p.460-470

  2. Dante in North America: 1990-1991. In: Lectura Dantis 11 (Fall 1992), p.3-25

  3. Dante Studies in the British Isles since 1980. In: Dante Studies 111 (1993), p.245-261

  4. Dante in North America: 1991-1993. In: Lectura Dantis, 14-15 (1994), p.116-128


  1. Journal of Ecclesiastical History 35 (1984), p.508-509:
    William Anderson, Dante the Maker. London/Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980

  2. Modern Language Review 80 (1985), p.182-184:
    Peter Armour, The Door of Purgatory. A Study of Multiple Symbolism in Dante's «Purgatorio», Oxford: Clarendon, 1983

  3. Modern Language Review 80 (1985), p.182-184:
    Stephen Bemrose, Dante's Angelic Intelligences. Their Importance in Cosmos and in Pre-Christian Religion, Roma: Letture di pensiero e d'arte, 1983

  4. Language Review 81 (1986), p.755-756:
    J. F. Took, 'L'etterno piacer': Aesthetic Ideas in Dante. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984

  5. Journal of Ecclesiastical History 37 (1986), p.652:
    Rinaldo Boldini [et al.], Le chiese collegiate della Svizzera italiana, redazione Antonietta Moretti, Bern: Francke, 1984 (= Helvetia Sacra, Abteilung 2, 1)

  6. Comparative Literature 39 (1987), p.371-375:
    Joan M. Ferrante, The Political Vision of the Divine Comedy, Princeton: Princeton UP, 1984; Teodolinda Barolini, Dante's Poets: Texutality and Truth in the Comedy, ibd. 1984

  7. Lectura Dantis 3 (Fall 1988), p.95-98:
    John Freccero, Dante: Poetics of Conversion. Edited, and with an Introduction by Rachel Jacoff, Cambridge (Mass.) & London: Cambridge University Press, 1986

  8. Romance Philology 42 (1988/89), p.497-502:
    Sara Sturm-Maddox, Petrarch's Metamorphoses: Text and Subtext in the Rime sparse, Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1985

  9. Romance Philology 43 (1989/90), p.341-343:
    Christopher Kleinhenz, The Early Italian Sonnet: The First Century (1220-1321), Lecce: Edizioni Milella, 1986 (= Collezione di studi e testi, 2)

  10. Annali d'Italianistica 7 (1989), p.449-451:
    John Guzzardo, Dante: Numerological Studies, New York: Peter Lang, 1987

  11. Romanische Forschungen 7 (1989), p.493-495:
    Sergio Corsi, Il «modus digressivus» nella Divina Commedia. Potomac (Maryland): Scripta Humanistica, 1987 (= Scripta Humanistica, 36)

  12. Lectura Dantis 6 (Spring 1990), p.156-157:
    Leopoldo Chiappo, Escenas de la Comedia (Estudios Dantianos), Lima : Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia & Lima: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, 1987-88, 2 vols.

  13. Philology 43 (1989/90):
    [periodical:] Lectura Dantis 1 (1987), edited by Tibor Wlassics

  14. Speculum 65 (1990), p.986-988:
    Eileen Gardiner [ed.], Visions of Heaven and Hell before Dante. Edited by Eileen Gardiner. Illustrations by Alexandra Eldridge. New York: Italica Press, 1989

  15. Comparative Literature 42 (1990), p.365-367:
    Jeffrey T. Schnapp, The Transfiguration of History at the Center of Dante's Paradise. Princeton & New York: Princeton UP, 1986

  16. Italica 67 (1990): 503-505:
    [collective volume:] *Lectura Dantis Newberryana. Volume one. Editors Paolo Cherchi / Antonio C. Mastrobuono. Lectures presented at the Newberry Library Chicago, Illinois 1983-1985, Evanston (Illinois): Northwestern UP, 1988

  17. Envoi 2,2 (1990), p.447-451:
    Brian Stock, Listening for the Text: On the Uses of the Past, Baltimore & London : Johns Hopkins UP, c1990 (= Parallax: Revisions of Culture and Society)

  18. in Modern Language Review 86 (1991), p.748-750:
    Peter Armour, Dante's Griffin and the History of the World: A Study of the Earthly Paradise («Purgatory», cantos XXIX-XXXIII), Oxford: Clarendon, 1989

  19. Italica 68 (1991), p.351-352:
    Mario Aversano, San Bernardo e Dante. Teologia e poesia della conversione, Salerno: EDISUD, 1990

  20. Italica 68 (1991), p.354-356:
    [collective volume:] *Essays in Honour of Brian Moloney, edited by Judith Bryce and Doug Thompson, [Hull:] Hull UP; 1989

  21. Italian Studies 46 (1991), p.117-118:
    Henry Ansgar Kelly, Tragedy and Comedy from Dante to Pseudo-Dante. Berkeley & Los Angeles & London: California UP, 1989 (= University of California Publications in Modern Philology, 121)

  22. Italica 69 (1992), p.241-242:
    Giuliana Carugati, Dalla menzogna al silenzio. La scrittura mistica della Commedia di Dante. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1991

  23. Annali d'Italianistica, 10 (1992), p.327-329:
    [collective volume:] *The Poetry of Allusion: Virgil and Ovid in Dante's Commedia, edited by Rachel Jacoff and Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Stanford (Cal.): Stanford University Press, 1991

  24. Romance Philology 46 (1992/93), p.390-395:
    Robin Kirkpatrick, Dante's Inferno: Difficulty and Dead Poetry, Cambridge [et al.]: Cambridge UP, 1987 (= Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 1); Jeremy Tambling, Dante and Difference: Writing in the Commedia, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1988 (= Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 2)

  25. Romance Philology 46 (1992/93), p.514-519:
    Robert Pogue Harrison, The Body of Beatrice. Baltimore (Maryl.) & London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1988

  26. Rassegna europea di letteratura italiana 2 (1993), 175-178:
    [collective volume:] *Word and Drama in Dante: Essays on the Divina Commedia, edited by John C. Barnes and Jennifer Petrie, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1993 (= University College Dublin, Publications of the Foundation for Italian Studies)

  27. Italian Studies 49 (1994), 161-163:
    Deborah Parker, Commentary and Ideology: Dante in the Renaissance, Durham (N.C.) & London: Duke UP, 1993

  28. Italica 71 (1994), p.404-405:
    Teodolinda Barolini, The Undivine Comedy: Detheologizing Dante. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1992

  29. Rassegna europea di letteratura italiana 4 (1994), n.p. [2 pp.]:
    Dante Alighieri, Vita nuova, edited by Jennifer Petrie and June Salmons, Dublin: University College Dublin, Department of Italian, Foundation fo rItalian Studies, 1994

  30. Envoi 3,2 (1992 [1995]), p.478-485:
    Marianne Shapiro, De Vulgari Eloquentia: Dante's Book of Exile, Lincoln & London: Nebraska UP, 1990

  31. Italica 72 (1995), p.382-383:
    Robert Hollander, Dante's Epistle to Cangrande. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994 (= Recentiores: Later Latin Texts and Contexts)

  32. Comparative Literature 47,4 (1995), p.378-380:
    Giuseppe Mazzotta, Dante's Vision and the Circle of Knowledge, Princeton: Princeton UP, 1993

  33. Renaissance Quarterly 49 (1996), p.391-392:
    H. Wayne Storey, Transcription and Visual Poetics in the Early Italian Lyric, New York & London: Garland Pub., c1993 (= Garland reference library of the humanities, 1753; Garland studies in medieval literature, 7)

  34. Reviews for «Choice»:

    1. Choice 6/93:
      Giuseppe Mazzotta, Dante's Vision and the Circle of Knowledge, Princeton: Princeton UP, 1993

    2. Choice 8/93:
      Rodney J. Payton, A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's Inferno, New York: P. Lang, c1992 (= American University Studies, Series II: Romance languages and literature, 191)

    3. Choice 9/94:
      [collective volume:] *Machiavelli and the Discourse of Literature, edited by Albert Russell Ascoli and Victoria Kahn, Ithaca (N.Y.): Cornell UP, 1993

    4. Choice 12/94:
      John Kleiner, Mismapping the Underworld. Daring and Error in Dante's Comedy, Stanford (Calif.): Stanford UP, c1994

    5. Choice ?/?:
      Valerie Martone & Robert L. Martone [eds.], Renaissance Comic Tales of Love, Treachery, and Revenge, edited and translated from Italian with an introduction, New York: Italica Press, 1994

    6. Choice ?/95:
      Piero Camporesi, The Anatomy of the Senses: Natural Symbols in Medieval and Early Modern Italy, translated by Allan Cameron, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1994

    7. Choice 3/96:
      Dante Alighieri, Vita nuova, Italian text with facing English translation by Dino S. Cervigni & Edward Vasta, Notre Dame (Ind.): University of Notre Dame Press, 1995

  35. Medium Aevum, forthcoming:
    John Kleiner, Mismapping the Underworld. Daring and Error in Dante's Comedy, Stanford (Calif.): Stanford UP, c1994

  36. Annali d'Italianistica, forthcoming:
    Gian Franco Frigo & Giuseppe Vellucci, Unità o dualità della Commedia: Il dibattito su Dante da Schelling ad Auerbach, con testi di F.W.J. Schelling e F. Bouterwek, Firenze: Olschki, 1994 (= Opuscoli accademici, 21)

  37. Medium Aevum, forthcoming:
    Paola Rigo, Memoria classica e memoria biblica in Dante, Firenze: Olschki, 1994 (= Saggi di Lettere Italiane, 48)


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