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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
In Dante and the Limits of the Law , Justin Steinberg offers the first comprehensive study of the legal structure crucial to Dante’s Divine Comedy . Steinberg reveals how Dante imagines an afterlife dominated by elaborate laws, hierarchical jurisdictions, and rationalized punishments and rewards. Steinberg makes the compelling case that Dante... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00
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 makes remarkable discoveries and unlocks previously hidden secrets about this greatest of Florentine poets. A fundamental enigma has tantalised readers of the 'Commedia' for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
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...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 60.75
Literature as cultural discourse has always courted mobility. From the nomadic wanderings of the heroes of Homer and Virgil through the adventures of the medieval knight-errants to the travellers of modern times, movement and mobility have been constitutive elements of story-telling. Since writers have begun to explore the experiential dimension of... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 61.00
Scapeland: Writing the Landscape from Diderots Salons to the Postmodern Museum is a comparative, interdisciplinary study tracing theories of the sublime and a history of spectatorship from Diderots eighteenth-century French Salons , through art criticism by Baudelaire and Breton, to Jean-François Lyotards postmodern exhibition... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Boccaccio's Decameron and the Ciceronian Renaissance demonstrates that Boccaccio's puzzling masterpiece takes on organic consistency when viewed as an early modern adaptation of a pre-Christian, humanistic vision. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 55.90
Comment participer à ce que la vie a de divin si on ne croit plus en Dieu ? Comment lui donner une signification, si on la sent privée du fondement ontologique qui autrefois lui garantissait sa cohérence? Que deviennent enfin l espérance , et surtout la charité , dans un monde où la foi ne semble plus praticable... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00
Dante's Divine Comedy is one of the most important works in the history of world literature. Although the theme of justice is of central importance in this work, studies of its content from a philosophy of law perspective have been thus far primarily conducted by researchers of Romance languages and literature rather than by legal experts. This is... more...