|Toynbee "Cavalcanti, Guido, summarized entry"|
Of Guido's poems, the most famousis the canzone (Donna me prega, perch'io voglio dire) on the nature of love which is twice quoted by D. (V.E. II. xii. 3, 8) and was the subject of numerous commentaries.
In the D. C., Guido is mentioned in the conversation between D. and Cavalcante in Circle VI of Hell, where the latter asks why he is not with D., [Inf. x. 60]. He is mentioned again (by Oderisi in Circle I of Purgatory), [Purg. xi. 97-99].
In the Vita Nuova, which is dedicated to Guido Cavalcanti
(V.N. xxx. 3), D. several times refers to him as his most intimate
Cavalcanti, Guido(Long Entry)
Cavalcanti, Guido, summarized for Inf. VI. 73
Cavalcanti, Guido, summarized for Inf. X. 60-69