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  • Buch 13-24by Francesco Petrarca

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00

    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, the personal and the general, and are addressed to various of his learned friends and contemporaries. Theyconstitute a treasure trove for the... more...

  • Buch 1-12by Berthe Widmer; Kurt Flasch

    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... more...

  • Dante and the Limits of the Lawby Justin Steinberg

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Justin Steinberg is professor of Italian literature in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Accounting for Dante: Urban Readers and Writers in Late Medieval Italy and editor of the journal  Dante Studies . He lives in Chicago. 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...