Dante A Brief History

ISBN-10: 1405130520

ISBN-13: 9781405130523

Edition: 2006

Authors: Peter S. Hawkins

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Peter Hawkins, one of the leading ficures in the field, presents a lively and appealing profile of the great Italian writer, Dante Alighieri.
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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Prologue: Invitation to a Reader
Dante's Life and Works
The Life Story
The Figure of Beatrice
Political Life
The Work of Exile
On Vernacular Eloquence and Philosophy for All
Universal Empire
The Birth of the Commedia
Vision or Brainstorm?
Textual Inspiration for the Poem
Early Circulation of the Poem
Dante's Journey to God
Dante's Beatrice
The Advent of Beatrice
The Problem of Beatrice
The Novelty of Beatrice
Bidding Adieu
Eros and Sex in the Commedia
Paolo and Francesca, Dante and Beatrice
Dante's Sexuality
A Beloved in the Flesh
Dante's Religion
Dante's Core Beliefs
Christian Florence
A Personal Faith Story
But Where is Christ?
The Christ of the Theologians
Mediations of Christ in the Commedia
Mary as Christ's Flesh
Daughter of Her Son
The Beatific Smile
Dante's Afterlife
Dante in English
From Beyond the Pale to Cultural Centrality
Twentieth-Century Dante
The Artist's Dante
The Commedia in Performance: Drama, Film, Television
Postmodern Dante
Commedia in Comics
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