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  • Dante's Deadly Sinsby Raymond Angelo Belliotti

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56

    Dante’s Deadly Sins is a unique study of the moral philosophy behind Dante’s master work that considers the Commedia as he intended, namely, as a practical guide to moral betterment. Focusing on Inferno and Purgatorio , Belliotti examines the puzzles and paradoxes of Dante’s moral assumptions, his treatment of the 7 deadly... more...

  • The Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciencesby Giuseppe C. Di Scipio; Aldo Scaglione

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 49.95

    The guiding principle of this volume is the concept of the artes liberales , the trivium and quadrivium , as branches of learning that are rooted in Dante Alighieri’s mind. The present volume contains essays by leading international scholars on the various scientific and artistic disciplines which form the background, sources, and presence in Dante’s... more...

  • Lectura Dantisby Allen Mandelbaum; Anthony Oldcorn; Charles Ross

    University of California Press 1999; US$ 36.95

    The California Lectura Dantis is the long-awaited companion to the three-volume verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum of Dante's Divine Comedy . Mandelbaum's translation, with facing original text and with illustrations by Barry Moser, has been praised by Robert Fagles as "exactly what we have waited for these years, a Dante with clarity, eloquence,... more...

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieriby Robert M. Durling; Ronald L. Martinez

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 16.99

    The English prose is arranged in tercets to facilitate easy correspondence to the verse form of the Italian on the facing page, enabling the reader to follow both languages line by line. In an effort to capture the peculiarities of Dante's original language, this translation strives toward the literal and sheds new light on the shape of the poem. more...

  • Il frammento inedito »Resplendiente stella de albur« di Giacomino Pugliese e la poesia italiana delle originiby Giuseppina Brunetti

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 154.00

    Il saggio è nato attorno al ritrovamento, nella Zentralbibliothek di Zürich, di un frammento manoscritto della poesia »Resplendiente stella de albur« di Giacomino Pugliese, versatile ed enigmatico poeta della "Scuola siciliana" dell'imperatore Federico II di Svevia (1194--1250). La testimonianza zurighese risale al terzo decennio del XIII... more...

  • »Denn auch Dante ist unser!«by Mirjam Mansen

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 154.00

    Das bilaterale Kulturzentrum Villa Vigoni am Comer See widmet sich u.a. mit zahlreichen Fachtagungen der Vertiefung und Erforschung der deutsch-italienischen Beziehungen in Literatur, Wissenschaft, Kultur und Politik. In der Schriftenreihe der Villa Vigoni werden herausragende Ergebnisse dieser Tagungen der an den biliteralen Beziehungen... more...

  • Petrarchby Mark Musa

    Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 34.99

    "Mark Musa, in editing and translating Petrarch’s Canzoniere, has performed a wonderful service to the English-speaking reader. Here, in one volume, are included the poet’s own selection of the best lyric verse he wrote throughout his life, accompanied by brief but useful notes... " —Chronicles "As well as skillful and fluent verse renderings of... more...

  • Thinking Poetryby Joseph Acquisto

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This volume of essays seeks to establish a dialogue between poetry and philosophy where each could be said to read the other and announces important new paths for a reinvigorated study of lyric poetry in the decades to come. more...

  • Danteby Barbara Reynolds

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature. Yet many riddles and questions about him persist. By re-reading Dante with an open mind, Barbara Reynolds made remarkable discoveries and unlocked previously hidden secrets about this greatest of Florentine poets. A fundamental enigma has tantalised readers of the 'Commedia' for... more...

  • Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Agesby Ernest L. Fortin; Marc A. LePain

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 37.99

    Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Ages offers scholars of Dante's Divine Comedy an integral understanding of the political, philosophical, and religious context of the medieval masterwork. First penned in French by Ernest L. Fortin, one of America's foremost thinkers in the fields of philosophy and theology, Dissidence et philosophie au moyen-%ge... more...