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  • 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...

  • Lectura Dantisby Allen Mandelbaum; Anthony Oldcorn; Charles Ross

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 19.96

    This new critical volume, the second to appear in the three-volume Lectura Dantis, contains expert, focused commentary on the Purgatorio by thirty-three international scholars, each of whom presents to the nonspecialist reader one of the cantos of the transitional middle cantica of Dante's unique Christian epic. The cast of characters is as colorful... 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$ 20.00

    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$ 110.00

    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...

  • 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 15 th to the 20 th century). They are not limited to the Latin reception, but also present texts from various genres and languages... 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...