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- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
Following his irreverent, inspired Oulipean reworking of Shakespeare?s sonnets, in his new book Philip Terry takes on Dante?s Inferno , shifting the action from the 12th to the 20th and 21st centuries, and relocating it to the modern ?walled city? of the University of Essex. Dante?s Phlegethon becomes the river Colne; his popes are replaced by vice-chancellors... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Using a fourfold approach derived from symbolic anthropology, sociology, semiotics, and philology, Joy Hambuechen Potter focuses on the cornice, or frame tale, of the Decameron, its purpose, and its relationship to the stories. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00
Joan Ferrante analyzes the Divine Comedy in terms of public issues, which continued foremost in Dante's thinking after his exile from Florence. Professor Ferrante examines the political concepts of the poem in historical context and in light of the political theory and controversies of the period. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
Addresses the aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the interplay between Petrarch's texts and their material preparation and reception. This book aims to show how a Petrarchan hermeneutics must be based on an understanding of Petrarchan philology. more...
- frommann-holzboog Verlag 2010; US$ 44.55
Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) ist der meistzitierte und -imitierte Autor der europäischen Liebeslyrik. Doch sein Werk hat mehr zu bieten: Zeitgenossen und Nachgeborene schätzen ihn als Philologen und Historiker, vor allem aber als Moralphilosophen. Die kunstvolle Verschränkung von philosophischem Gehalt und literarischem Ausdruck begründet diesen... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
Purgatorio' is the second of three volumes of a new edition and translation of Dante's masterpiece, 'The Divine Comedy'. Similar to volume I, 'The Inferno', this translation in English prose emphasizes the literal-vs-phonetic. A newly edited version of the Italian text is on facing pages and includes comprehensive notes. more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 133.00
Im Mittelpunkt der fünf Essays des Bandes steht die Lyrik Petrarcas. Der erste Essay indes ist dem "Secretum" gewidmet, d. h. dem Theologen und dem Philosophen Petrarca. Dies hat programmatischen Charakter: Die hier versammelten Studien versuchen, einen neuen Zugang zum "Canzoniere" zu entwickeln, indem sie die Gedichte in den Kontext... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 293.00
In 1350, the Italian humanist and poet Francesco Petrarca decided to form a collection of all his correspondence. The letters deal with multifarious topics, switch between narration and instruction, and the personal and the general, and are addressed to various of his learned friends and contemporaries. They are a treasure trove for the history of... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
In this collection of tales, Boccaccio has presented an assortment of emotions and experiences. The work is a testament to the creative abilities of its author. Some tales satirize the church; others picturesquely depict diverse incidents in a true-to-life manner. Engrossing! more...