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Dante

Author: R W B Lewis
Publisher: New York : Lipper/Viking, 2001.
Series: Penguin lives series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dante traces the life and complex development - emotional, artistic, philosophical - of this supreme poet-historian, from his wanderings through Tuscan hills and splendid churches to his days as a young soldier fighting for democracy, and to his civic leadership and years of embittered exile from the city that would fiercely reclaim him a century later." "Lewis reveals the boy who first encounters the mythic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, R.W.B. (Richard Warrington Baldwin).
Dante.
New York : Lipper/Viking, 2001
(OCoLC)743247582
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W B Lewis
ISBN: 0670899097 9780670899098 0670891932 9780670891931
OCLC Number: 44632921
Description: xi, 205 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Dante the Florentine --
Neighborhood presences: the early years --
Love, poetry, and war: the 1280s --
The death of Beatrice and a new life: 1288-1295 --
The way of politics: 1295-1302 --
The poet in exile: 1302-1310: the Comedy is begun --
The middle of the journey: 1310-1319 --
Ravenna, 1318-1321: the Comedy is finished.
Series Title: Penguin lives series.
Responsibility: R.W.B. Lewis.

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"Dante traces the life and complex development - emotional, artistic, philosophical - of this supreme poet-historian, from his wanderings through Tuscan hills and splendid churches to his days as a young soldier fighting for democracy, and to his civic leadership and years of embittered exile from the city that would fiercely reclaim him a century later." "Lewis reveals the boy who first encounters the mythic Beatrice, the lyric poet obsessed with love and death, and the grand master of dramatic narrative and allegory, as well as his monumental search for ultimate truth in The Divine Comedy. It is in this masterpiece of self-discovery and redemption that Lewis finds Dante's autobiography - and the sum of all his shifting passions and epiphanies."--Jacket.

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