New Vistas in Eighteenth Century Critical Methodology: The Contribution of Gian Vincenzo Gravina
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Gian Vincenzo Gravina, distinguished jurisconsult, energetic reformer, particularly in the field of Dante Scholarship, and founding member of the literary movement 'Arcadia', is vividly remembered for his part in the 1711 schism within the Society. For twenty-one years Gravina had been an active participant and organiser within the fraternity. During that time, Gravina had helped organize and administer the activities of the 'Accademia' and her eight 'colonie'.