Politics and Performance: Gustavo Modena's Dante

Michael Caesar, Nick Havely

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A reconstruction and critical evaluation of Modena's impersonations and performances of Dante ("dantate") in London and Italy between the 1830s and the 1850s, and their political impact.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDante and the Nineteenth Century
Subtitle of host publicationOxford University Press
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Dante, performance, 19th century, political impact


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