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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00
William Blake's series of engraved illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy were his last major project and a summation of his religious and artistic beliefs. Unfinished at his death, the series includes seven engravings and 102 unique works in various stages of completion--some of the most beautiful pictures of his career. These pictures are... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
This study examines all the characterizations of the female personality in the Divine Comedy, including representations of things traditionally categorized as feminine. Marianne Shapiro treats different traditional feminine roles such as wife, lover, and mother, and places Beatrice in the latter group. The problem of woman is studied within the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In this critical and historical interpretation of Petrarch?s major Italian work, the collection of poems he called the Rerum vulgarium fagmenta , Peter Hainsworth presents Petrarch as a poet of outstanding sophistication and seriousness, occupied with issues which are still central to debates about poetry and language. In the Rerum vulgarium fragmenta... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00
Joan Ferrante analyzes the Divine Comedy in terms of public issues, which continued foremost in Dante's thinking after his exile from Florence. Professor Ferrante examines the political concepts of the poem in historical context and in light of the political theory and controversies of the period. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Using a fourfold approach derived from symbolic anthropology, sociology, semiotics, and philology, Joy Hambuechen Potter focuses on the cornice, or frame tale, of the Decameron, its purpose, and its relationship to the stories. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
Following his irreverent, inspired Oulipean reworking of Shakespeare?s sonnets, in his new book Philip Terry takes on Dante?s Inferno , shifting the action from the 12th to the 20th and 21st centuries, and relocating it to the modern ?walled city? of the University of Essex. Dante?s Phlegethon becomes the river Colne; his popes are replaced by vice-chancellors... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 34.87
Seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts, besonders aber seit den 1980er Jahren, wird die mittelalterliche Divina Commedia Dante Alighieris von verschiedenen Künstlern neu bearbeitet und dabei medial, inhaltlich und/oder stilistisch aktualisiert. Vor dem Hintergrund eines umfassenden Korpus von »Nuove Commedie« analysiert Tabea Kretschmann detailliert einzelne... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
This biography of Italy's foremost writer and thinker weaves into a single thread Dante's life and works. Dante is an intensely philosophical writer as well as a sociopolitical one, and these intimately connected aspects are kept constantly in view in the discussion of his writings. As well as his masterpiece the "Divina Commedia",... more...
- 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 deliberately... more...