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  • Danteby Barbara Reynolds

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • Lectura Dantisby Allen Mandelbaum; Anthony Oldcorn; Charles Ross

    University of California Press 1999; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • Dante in Loveby A. N. Wilson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 23.99

    For William Butler Yeats, Dante Alighieri was ?the chief imagination of Christendom.? For T. S. Eliot, he was of supreme importance, both as poet and philosopher. Coleridge championed his introduction to an English readership. Tennyson based his poem ?Ulysses? on lines from the Inferno . Byron chastised an ?Ungrateful Florence? for exiling Dante.... more...

  • Dante: De vulgari eloquentiaby Dante; Steven Botterill

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    The first Latin-English text of Dante's treatise on language, together with notes and introduction. more...

  • Petrarca und die Herausbildung des modernen Subjektsby Paul Geyer; Kerstin Thorwarth

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 41.51

    Reihe Gründungsmythen Europas in Literatur, Musik und Kunst - Band 002 more...

  • Danteworldsby Guy P. Raffa

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 17.00

    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...

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

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 32.99

    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...

  • Dante's Inventionby James Burge

    The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69

    The young Dante Alighieri was a self-absorbed poet who composed rarefied verse about the nature of love. While medieval Florence descended into turmoil, he seemed entirely uninterested by anything other than Beatrice, the girl he had loved since they were both children. Fate had to work very hard to make him write his great work, 'The Divine Comedy'.... more...

  • Dante's Deadly Sinsby Raymond Angelo Belliotti

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95

    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 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...