A comprehensive guide to Dante's life and literature, with an emphasis on his Commedia . This text looks at the influences that shaped Dante's writing, and the reception of his work by later readers, from the 14th century to the present. Introduces Dante through four main approaches: the context of his life and career; his literary and cultural traditions; key themes, episodes and passages in his own work, especially the Commedia ; and the reception and appropriation of his work by later readers, from the ...

Dante 2007, Blackwell Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780631228530

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Dante 2007, Blackwell Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780631228523

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