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Dante, the Divine comedy

Author: Robin Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series: Landmarks of world literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though taking due account of the historical and philosophical dimensions of the poem, Robin Kirkpatrick focuses on Dante as a poet and story-teller. He addresses important questions such as Dante's attitude towards Virgil, and demonstrates how an early work such as the Vita nuova is a principal source of the literary achievement of the Comedy. His detailed reading reveals how the great narrative poem explores the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante, Alighieri; Dante (Alighieri).; Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Kirkpatrick
ISBN: 0521328098 9780521328098 0521305330 9780521305334
OCLC Number: 13580344
Description: ix, 115 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Approaches to the divine comedy --
Change, vision and language: the early works and inferno canto two --
The Divine comedy --
The inferno --
The purgatorio --
The paradiso --
After Dante.
Series Title: Landmarks of world literature.
Responsibility: Robin Kirkpatrick.
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Robin Kirkpatrick focuses on Dante's as a poet and story-teller. He delves into Dante's attitude towards Virgil and his detailed reading reveals how the great narrative poem explores the relationship  Read more...

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