Charles S. Singleton

Educator, Translator

1909 – 1985

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Who was Charles S. Singleton?

Charles S. Singleton was an American scholar, writer, and critic of literature. He was an expert on the work of Dante Alighieri, but also of Giovanni Boccaccio. He wrote An Essay on the Vita Nuova, and the famous Dante Studies. He studied, as did the German critic Erich Auerbach, the allegorical interpretation of Dante's Divine Comedy, work which he also translated into English, in six volumes. Irma Brandeis was one of his disciples.

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Born
Apr 21, 1909
McLoud
Also known as
  • Charles Southward Singleton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley
    Romance literature
    ( - 1936)
Lived in
  • Baltimore
    ( - 1985/10/10)
Died
Oct 10, 1985
Carroll County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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