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- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 13.00
Dante in Love is the story of the most famous journey in literature. Dante Alighieri, exiled from his home in Florence, a fugitive from justice, followed a road in 1302 that took him first to the labyrinths of hell then up the healing mountain of purgatory, and finally to paradise. He found a vision and a language that made him immortal. Author... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 117.00
The British Romantic poets were among the first to realise the centrality of the Divine Comedy for the evolution of the European epic. This study explores the significance of Dante for Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats and William Blake. What was their idea of Dante? Why did they feel the need to approach his Christian epic on the afterlife? This... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
A study of Dante from an Arabo-Islamic perspective. more...
- 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...
- The University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 19.96
Contains commentary on the Purgatorio by various scholars. This book presents to the nonspecialist reader one of the cantos of the transitional middle cantica of Dante's unique Christian epic. It provides awareness of Dante's timeless aspirations and achievements. more...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 15.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
The Petrarchan revival in Romantic England was a unique phenomenon which involved an impressive number of scholars, translators and poets. This book analyses the way Petrarch was read and re-written by Romantic figures. The result is a history of the Romantic-era sonnet and a new lens for understanding English Romantic poetry. more...