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Dante’s Inferno, a Reading & Discussion program at the University Club of Albany
December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
One event on October 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on November 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm
This series, which is open to the public, invites participants to examine, discuss, and enjoy one of the most influential works ever written: the Inferno from Dante’s Commedia. We will read the poem as a group, discuss its deeper meanings and symbolism, view illustrations to appreciate its visual history, and use examples from contemporary literature, film, history, and pop culture to better understand Dante’s writing today.