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  • 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$ 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...

  • Petrarch in Romantic Englandby Professor Edoardo Zuccato

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • Vestigia Vergilianaby Thorsten Burkard; Markus Schauer; Claudia Wiener; Eltje Böttcher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    In this volume of papers 19 authors demonstrate on the basis of selected examples how Virgil?s works, and above all his Aeneid, have been received by modern authors. The examples span six centuries (from the 15th to the 20th century). They are not limited to the Latin reception, but also present texts from various genres and languages (including Latin,... more...

  • 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...

  • Dante Alighieriby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    One of the most learned men of his time in Europe, Dante Alighieri was the consummate literary figure of the Middle Ages. His greatest work, the allegory The Divine Comedy, remains one of the most revered works in classic literature, with its bold evocation of themes of divine love, justice, and redemption. This new edition of critical essays examines... more...

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, 3by Robert Durling; Ronald Martinez; Robert Turner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 29.99

    Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the... more...