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The Cambridge companion to Dante

Author: Rachel Jacoff
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an introduction to Dante that is at once accessible and challenging. Fifteen essays provide background information and up-to-date critical perspectives on Dante's life and work, focusing on areas of central importance. Three essays introduce the three canticles of the Divine Comedy, and others explore the literary, intellectual and historical background to Dante's writings, his other works and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
études diverses
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante (Alighieri)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Jacoff
ISBN: 0521417481 9780521417488 0521427428 9780521427425 0521417428
OCLC Number: 25964332
Description: xx, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life of Dante / Giuseppe Mazzotta --
Dante and the lyric past / Teodolinda Barolini --
Approaching the Vita nuova / Robert Pogue Harrison --
The unfinished author : Dante's rhetoric of authority in Convivio and De vulgari eloquentia / Albert Russell Ascoli --
Dante and the empire / Charles Till Davis --
Dante and Florence / John M. Najemy --
Dante and the classical poets / Kevin Brownlee --
Dante and the bible / Peter S. Hawkins --
The theology of Dante / Christopher Ryan --
A poetics of chaos and harmony / Joan Ferrante --
Introduction to Inferno / John Freccero --
Introduction to Purgatorio / Jeffrey T. Schnapp --
"Shadowy prefaces" : an introduction to Paradiso / Rachel Jacoff --
Dante and his commentators / Robert Hollander --
Dante in English / David Wallace.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Rachel Jacoff.
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Fifteen specially-commissioned essays by distinguished scholars provide an introduction to Dante that is at once accessible and challenging.  Read more...

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