De vulgari eloquentia

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*Dante’s uncompleted linguistic treatise (c.1303–05). It surveys the origins and history of human language and linguistic diversity within contemporary Italy. It also sets out proposals for an ‘illustrious’ pan-Italian vernacular ...

Subjects: Literature.

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