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BSR - Italy in Europe: Mapping Medieval literary history

Events • Literature • Lecture

This event is organised by the British School at Rome

In this lecture, David Wallace will address questions of where Europe begins and ends — then as now — and the mobility of cultures across and through the Italian peninsula as part of a process of assessing the free movement of European literature in all its variety, local peculiarity and regenerative power.  

Professor David Wallace University of Pennsylvania; Medieval Academy of America. He is the editor and architect of the ground-breaking two-volume Europe: a Literary History, 1348–1418, which re-evaluated Europe’s literary landscape in the age before nation states.

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