Canto per canto: Conversations with Dante in our time

Mar 19, 2021 245

BY: Christine Contrada

To mark the septcentennial of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Dante Society of America is spearheading an ambitious podcast series that highlights the myriad ways in which the ‘Divine Comedy’ continues to resonate with modern readers. 
Seven hundred years on, an urbanite contemplating how the pandemic magnified the difficulties of living in a concrete jungle while surfing the internet for properties in the suburbs would notice Dante’s lament about the urban drift into Florence from the countryside.

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