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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 63.00
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...
Il frammento inedito »Resplendiente stella de albur« di Giacomino Pugliese e la poesia italiana delle originiDe 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 34.39
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...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 41.38
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...