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Professor Patrick Boyde

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Position(s): 
Emeritus Professor of Italian
Department/Section: 
Department of Italian
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 338748
Location: 

St John's College 
St John's Street 
Cambridge
CB2 1TP

About: 

Professor Boyde specialises in medieval and Renaissance literature and art with special reference to Dante, as well as rhetoric, scholasticism, Michelangelo, narrative painting and sculpture.

Professor Boyde is the author of: Dante's Lyric Poetry (with K. Foster), (Oxford, 1967); Dante's Style in his Lyric Poetry (CUP, 1971); Dante Philomythes and Philosopher: Man in the Cosmos (CUP, 1981); and Perception and Passion in Dante's Comedy (CUP, 1993). He is the editor of (and contributor to): Lettura del Fiore (with Z. Baranski) (Ravenna, 1993); Dante e la scienza (with V. Russo) (Ravenna, 1995); The Fiore in Context (with Z. Baranski) (Notre Dame, 1997); and Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante's Comedy (CUP, 2000).

Published works: 

Selected publications:

Dante's Lyric Poetry (with K. Foster), (Oxford, 1967)

Dante's Style in his Lyric Poetry (CUP, 1971)

Dante Philomythes and Philosopher: Man in the Cosmos (CUP, 1981)

Perception and Passion in Dante's Comedy (CUP, 1993). 

Editor of (and contributor to): Lettura del Fiore (with Z. Baranski) (Ravenna, 1993)

Dante e la scienza (with V. Russo) (Ravenna, 1995)

The Fiore in Context (with Z. Baranski) (Notre Dame, 1997) 

Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante's 'Comedy' (CUP, 2000)