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Secrets of inferno : In the Footsteps of Dante and Dan Brown

Author: Daniel Burstein; Arne J De Keijzer
Publisher: New York : Story Plant, The, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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SECRETS OF INFERNO is a reader's guide to the journey Dan Brown took us all on in INFERNO. The book gives readers the?back story" on particular plot points, Dante references, symbols, historical events, philosophy, art, music, and architectural works that Brown wrapped into his story. It is also an intellectually enriching, intriguing, fresh and fun look at Dante, THE DIVINE COMEDY, the world of ideas circulating in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burstein, Dan.
Secrets of Inferno : In the Footsteps of Dante and Dan Brown.
New York : Story Plant, The, ©2013
Named Person: Dan Brown; Dan Brown; Dante Alighieri; Dan Brown
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Burstein; Arne J De Keijzer
ISBN: 9781611880816 1611880815
OCLC Number: 858762045
Notes: Editor's Note; Introduction; Welcome to My Dante Spring; Dan Brown and the Case of the Wrong Dante; Damnation vs. Demography: Contrasting Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown; Dante as Humanist, Radical Reformer, and Old Testament-Style Prophet; Letting the Genre out of the Bottle:Dan Brown's Inferno as Modern Parody; Preposterous but Not Absurd:Dan Brown's Inferno Embraces More of Dante's Perspective Than You Might Think; Why Everyone Who ReadsDan Brown's Inferno Could Benefit from Reading Dante's Inferno-and All of the Divine Comedy.
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages)
Contents: Dante to Washington:Gridlock, Partisanship, and Factionalism are Deadly Sins and Will Land You in the InfernoBeneath the Veil: Parallel Universes and Inferno Resonances; An Overview of Dan Brown's Arguments on Population Control, Technology, and Transhumanism; Demografiction; "You Simply Have to Be Insane to Think that You Can Just Continue to Grow Forever on a Finite Planet"; The End of the World Isn't as Likely as Humans Fighting Back; I Am Not Zobrist; Transhumanism and the Promise of the Future; "Whether You Think the Future Makes Sense or It Doesn't, It is Here. Get Used to It." Nothing Is Going to Be the SameDan Brown, the Infernal Novelist; "I Need Another Clue"; Firenze: A Dante Travel Journey; The Firenze Folio; The Props of Dan Brown:Three Churches of World Significance; Dolci:Musings and Meditations on Dante and Dan Brown; Acknowledgments; Contributors.
Responsibility: Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer.

Abstract:

SECRETS OF INFERNO is a reader's guide to the journey Dan Brown took us all on in INFERNO. The book gives readers the?back story" on particular plot points, Dante references, symbols, historical events, philosophy, art, music, and architectural works that Brown wrapped into his story. It is also an intellectually enriching, intriguing, fresh and fun look at Dante, THE DIVINE COMEDY, the world of ideas circulating in Florence on the cusp of the Renaissance, and the relevance of those ideas to our lives and our world today. Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer are the world's leading ex.

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