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Tasso's Creation of the World and the Post-Tridentine Controversy on Images

Tasso's Creation of the World and the Post-Tridentine Controversy on Images
Vic Chapel, 140 Charles Street West
Time: Oct 20th, 4:00 pm End: Oct 6th, 6:00 pm
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47th Annual Erasmus Lecture by Giuseppe Mazzotta, Yale University

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies is pleased to present its 47th annual Erasmus Lecture:

Giuseppe Mazzotta (Yale University)
Tasso's 'Creation of the World' and the Post-Tridentine Controversy on Images

Date: Thursday 20 October 2011
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Vic Chapel, Victoria College, 140 Charles Street West, University of Toronto


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Giuseppe Mazzotta is Sterling Professor of Humanities for Italian at Yale University.  His publications include The World at Play: A Study of Boccaccio’s Decameron (Princeton, 1986); Dante’s Vision and the Circle of Knowledge (Princeton, 1993), Choice’s Outstanding Academic Book of 1993; The Worlds of Petrarch (Duke, 1993); The New Map of the World: The Poetic Philosophy of Giambattista Vico (Princeton, 1998); Cosmopoiesis: The Renaissance Experiment (Toronto, 2001).

This event is free of charge and open to the public.  Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information, please contact the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at (416) 585-4484


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