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Dante Alighieri : His Life and Works.

Author: Paget Toynbee
Publisher: Newburyport : Dover Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most frequently cited texts on Dante's life and writings, this invaluable study illuminates the Divine Comedy as well as the great Florentine poet's other works. Author Paget Toynbee was the most influential Dantean scholar of his era, and this, his most widely known work, presents an exceptional account of one of the pivotal thinkers of the early Italian Renaissance. Toynbee's meticulous attention to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Toynbee, Paget.
Dante Alighieri : His Life and Works.
Newburyport : Dover Publications, ©2013
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paget Toynbee
ISBN: 9780486146423 0486146421
OCLC Number: 898771592
Description: 1 online resource (581 pages)
Contents: Appendix C-Extracts from letters from Seymour Kirkup to Gabriele Rossetti concerning the discovery of the Giotto portrait of Dante in the Bargello, and Kirkup's drawing from itAppendix D-Chronological List of early (cent. xiv-xvi) commentaries on the Divina Commedia, with titles of printed editions; Appendix E-Bibliographical Note of the Earliest Biographies and Biographical Notices of Dante; Index.

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One of the most frequently cited texts on Dante's life and writings, this invaluable study illuminates the Divine Comedy as well as the great Florentine poet's other works. Author Paget Toynbee was the most influential Dantean scholar of his era, and this, his most widely known work, presents an exceptional account of one of the pivotal thinkers of the early Italian Renaissance. Toynbee's meticulous attention to detail and clear analysis offer a concise account of Dante's world. Besides being a valuable reference for scholars, the book also serves as a gateway to the past for anyone interested.

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