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Dante Alighieri (1265—1321) Italian poet

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(13th c.).

Florentine author of the humorous canzone, ‘Una fermana scopai’, which is grudgingly admired by Dante (DVE 1.11). The poem uses rustic language with great effect to parody contemporary motifs in the love lyric.

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