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Ronald B. Herzman
SUNY Research Foundation, College at Geneseo (Geneseo, NY 14454-1401)

Monastic Spritituality, Mendicant Spirituality and hagiography as an Approach to Teaching Dante

To undertake a program of reading in primary sources which would result in papers on three topics: 1) Dante's relationship to monastic spirituality and culture; 2) to Franciscan spirituality and culture; and, 3) to hagiography. In-depth study will be undertaken of Dante's Commedia, a monumental poem, rarely taught in toto to students. This study would make this masterpiece accessible.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 5/31/1979