The Cambridge Companion to Dante (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

The Cambridge Companion to Dante (Cambridge Companions to Literature)


This 2007 moment variation of The Cambridge better half to Dante is designed to supply an available creation to Dante for college students, lecturers and basic readers. the quantity was once absolutely up to date and comprises 3 new essays on Dante's works. The feedback for additional studying now contain secondary works and translations in addition to on-line assets. The essays hide Dante's early works and their relation to the Commedia, his literary antecedents, either vernacular and classical, biblical and theological impacts, the ancient and political dimensions of Dante's works, and their reception. additionally there are introductory essays to every of the 3 canticles of the Commedia that examine their subject matters and magnificence. This version will make sure that the better half remains to be the main invaluable unmarried quantity for brand spanking new generations of scholars of Dante.

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