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

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 41.09

    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...

  • Dante's Divine Comedyby Harold M. Priest

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1964; US$ 4.95

    This classic poem of 14th-century Italy is an allegory of a journey through the various levels of heaven and hell. In between, Dante describes Purgatory (Purgatorio). It is the first great poetic work written in Italian. more...

  • Danteby Nick Havely

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 34.95

    Giving consideration to the social, cultural, and historical contexts in which he wrote, this volume examines the scope and significance of Dante's work. It explores the various influences that shaped his writing, from cultural traditions and exile, to political figures and the works of his contemporaries. more...

  • Dante and the Making of a Modern Authorby Albert Russell Ascoli

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    The first comprehensive study of Dante's evolving, transformative relationship to medieval ideas of authorship and authority. more...

  • Danteby Nick Havely

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 116.95

    A comprehensive guide to Dante’s life and literature, with an emphasis on his Commedia . This text looks at the influences that shaped Dante’s writing, and the reception of his work by later readers, from the 14th century to the present. Introduces Dante through four main approaches: the context of his life and career; his literary... more...

  • Danteby John Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This famous Italian poet wrote The Divine Comedy, which was an imaginary journey by the poet through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. This work is recognised as a masterpiece of world literature. more...

  • Danteworldsby Guy P. Raffa

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 17.00

    One of the greatest works of world literature, Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy has, despite its enormous popularity and importance, often stymied readers with its multitudinous characters, references, and themes. But until now, students of the Inferno have lacked a suitable resource to guide their reading. Welcome to Danteworlds... more...

  • Sens et présence du sujet poétiqueby Michael Brophy; Mary Gallagher

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 103.60

    Proposant comme objet commun d’interrogation « le sens et la présence du sujet poétique », tel qu’il se manifeste ou se refuse, dérive ou déborde, s’éprouve ou s’échappe dans la production poétique de la France et du monde francophone depuis 1980, le présent volume réunit un... more...

  • The Dante Encyclopediaby Richard Lansing

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 68.95

    The Dante Encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource that presents a systematic introduction to Dante's life and works and the cultural context in which his moral and intellectual imagination took shape. more...

  • The Undivine Comedyby Teodolinda Barolini

    Princeton University Press 1992; US$ 52.50

    Accepting Dante's prophetic truth claims on their own terms, Teodolinda Barolini proposes a "detheologized" reading as a global new approach to the Divine Comedy . Not aimed at excising theological concerns from Dante, this approach instead attempts to break out of the hermeneutic guidelines that Dante structured into his poem and that have resulted... more...