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  • Dante Chrby MICHAEL CAESAR

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dante and the Limits of the Lawby Justin Steinberg

    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...

  • The Essential Petrarchby Petrarch; Peter Hainsworth

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.50

    "Petrarch fashioned so many different versions of himself for posterity that it is an exacting task to establish where one might start to explore. . . . Hainsworth.s study meets this problem through examples of what Petrarch wrote, and does so decisively and succinctly. . . . [A] careful and unpretentious book, penetrating in its organization... more...

  • Six French Poets of Our Timeby Robert W. Greene

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    During the last sixty to seventy years avant-garde poetry in France has evolved in two directions: one toward poetry conceived as a means to an end, the other toward poetry as an end in itself. Focusing on Pierre Reverdy, Francis Ponge, René Char, André du Bouchet, Jacques Dupin, and Marcelin Pleynet as the modern French poets who most faithfully... more...

  • Dante in Loveby Harriet Rubin

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 3.99

    Dante in Love is the story of the most famous journey in literature. Dante Alighieri, exiled from his home in Florence, a fugitive from justice, followed a road in 1302 that took him first to the labyrinths of hell then up the healing mountain of purgatory, and finally to paradise. He found a vision and a language that made him immortal. Author... more...

  • Dante: The Divine Comedyby Robin Kirkpatrick

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 22.00

    In this accessible introduction to Dante's Divine Comedy Kirkpatrick principally focuses on Dante as a poet and storyteller. more...

  • Dante and the Romanticsby Antonella Braida

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    The British Romantic poets were among the first to realise the centrality of the Divine Comedy for the evolution of the European epic. This study explores the significance of Dante for Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats and William Blake. What was their idea of Dante? Why did they feel the need to approach his Christian epic on the afterlife? This... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2003; 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...

  • The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedyby Christian Moevs

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Dante's metaphysics--his understanding of reality--is very different from our own. To present Dante's ideas about the cosmos, or God, or salvation, or history, or poetry within the context of post-Enlightenment presuppositions, as is usually done, is thus to capture only imperfectly the essence of those ideas. The recovery of Dante's metaphysics is... more...

  • Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religionby Gregory B. Stone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    A study of Dante from an Arabo-Islamic perspective. more...