LIT 59 — Dante's "Purgatorio": A 700th-Anniversary Exploration of The Divine Comedy
The reading for this course will be in English and presupposes no knowledge of the Middle Ages or medieval Italian.
This course is the second in a three-part series on Dante's "The Divine Comedy." While these courses build upon one another, each course can be taken independently as well.
Nicholas Jenkins, Associate Professor of English, StanfordNicholas Jenkins is the primary investigator for Kindred Britain, a digital humanities website that traces relationships among nearly thirty thousand British people. He has contributed to the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. He received a DPhil from the University of Oxford.
Textbooks for this course:
(Required) Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa (Trans.), The Divine Comedy, Vol. II: Purgatory (ISBN 978-0140444421)