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  • Dante Alighieris Gerechtigkeitssinnby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 77.00

    Dante's Divine Comedy is one of the most important works in the history of world literature. Although the theme of justice is of central importance in this work, studies of its content from a philosophy of law perspective have been thus far primarily conducted by researchers of Romance languages and literature rather than by legal experts.... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century French Poetryby Christopher Prendergast

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

    Present a fresh approach to studying nineteenth-century French poetry through the method of close reading. more...

  • Il frammento inedito »Resplendiente stella de albur« di Giacomino Pugliese e la poesia italiana delle originiby Giuseppina Brunetti

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 154.00

    The study has its origins in the discovery the fragment of a poem from the 'school' of Friedrich II of Hohenstaufen. It is the oldest extant written example of Sicilian lyric poetry. The volume is divided into three interconnected parts: the first presents and interprets the sources; the second is devoted to methodology, editions and commentaries;... more...

  • Reading Danteby Jesper Hede

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 37.99

    Reading Dante: The Pursuit of Meaning examines the problem of thematic coherence in Dante's Divina Commedia. Unlike many Dante scholars who maintain that the poem's unity is the account of a journey through the afterworld, Jesper Hede argues that a systematic parallel reading of the poem's three parts (Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise) reveals that it... more...

  • Dante Chrby MICHAEL CAESAR

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dante and the Limits of the Lawby Justin Steinberg

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    In Dante and the Limits of the Law , Justin Steinberg offers the first comprehensive study of the legal structure crucial to Dante?s Divine Comedy . Steinberg reveals how Dante imagines an afterlife dominated by elaborate laws, hierarchical jurisdictions, and rationalized punishments and rewards. Steinberg makes the compelling case that Dante deliberately... more...

  • Über seine und vieler anderer Unwissenheitby Francesco Petrarca; August Buck; August Buck; Klaus Kubusch

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 31.49

    Francesco Petrarca (1304?1374) schuf mit diesem um 1370 entstandenen Text die Grundlage für eine humanistische Philosophie, in deren Mittelpunkt der Mensch und seine geistige Welt stehen. Der christliche Humanismus Petrarcas wurde in der Folge zur bestimmenden Position gegen die auf Aristoteles rückgreifende Scholastik.   Biographische Informationen... more...

  • Nachhallby Rolf Ligniez; Roger Schöntag

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.70

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Roger Schöntag ist Habilitand an der Universität Erlangen mit den Forschungsschwerpunkten Frühe Neuzeit und Romantik. more...

  • »Höllenmaschine/Wunschapparat«by Tabea Kretschmann

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts, besonders aber seit den 1980er Jahren, wird die mittelalterliche Divina Commedia Dante Alighieris von verschiedenen Künstlern neu bearbeitet und dabei medial, inhaltlich und/oder stilistisch aktualisiert. Vor dem Hintergrund eines umfassenden Korpus von »Nuove Commedie« analysiert Tabea Kretschmann detailliert einzelne... more...

  • Six French Poets of Our Timeby Robert W. Greene

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    During the last sixty to seventy years avant-garde poetry in France has evolved in two directions: one toward poetry conceived as a means to an end, the other toward poetry as an end in itself. Focusing on Pierre Reverdy, Francis Ponge, René Char, André du Bouchet, Jacques Dupin, and Marcelin Pleynet as the modern French poets who most faithfully... more...