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  • The Divine Comedy, 1: Infernoby Dante Alighieri; John D. Sinclair

    Oxford University Press, USA 1961; US$ 19.99

    An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which... 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$ 133.00

    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...

  • Canzoniereby Petrarch; J. G. Nichols

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 20.99

    Among Europe's most famous and influential books of lyrics, this large collection focuses on Petrarch's lifelong love for the mysterious Laura, but the themes he treats are many. Showing why Petrarch is often regarded as the first modern man to emerge from a medieval world, this book reveals the man in all of his perplexities, uncertainties, and hesitancies.... 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$ 51.95

    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... more...

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

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 50.64

    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...

  • Buch 1-12by Berthe Widmer; Kurt Flasch

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 266.00

    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...

  • Dante Alighieris Gerechtigkeitssinnby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00

    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. This is... more...