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  • Nachhallby Roger Schöntag; Rolf Ligniez

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 21.74

    Biographische InformationenDr. Roger Schöntag ist Habilitand an der FAU Erlangen mit den Forschungsschwerpunkten Frühe Neuzeit und Romantik. more...

  • »Höllenmaschine/Wunschapparat«by Tabea Kretschmann

    transcript 2014; US$ 33.13

    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...

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

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.21

    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...

  • Dante in Loveby Harriet Rubin

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 13.00

    Paco Underhill The reigning goddess of American intellect uses Dante's poetry to take us on a gentle tour of the confluence of love, history and humanism. more...

  • Dante and the Romanticsby Antonella Braida

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    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...

  • Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religionby Gregory B. Stone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    A study of Dante from an Arabo-Islamic perspective. more...

  • Danteby Nick Havely

    Wiley 2007; US$ 50.95

    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...