• Dante's Cannibal Count: Unnatural Hunger and its Reckoning

    Author(s):
    Patricia Vázquez (see profile)
    Date:
    2020
    Subject(s):
    Cannibalism, Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Inferno, Pedophilia, Ugolino, Dante
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/4y1s-na39
    Abstract:
    This journal article looks into the allegation of cannibalism against Count Ugolino to uncover what Dante may have intended beyond the literal sense and argues that an allegorical reading of Canto 33 reveals Ugolino's crime is pedophilia.
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    Published as:
    Journal article    
    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    3 years ago
    License:
    All Rights Reserved

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