A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's 'Inferno'

A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's 'Inferno'

by Rodney J. Payton
     
 

This book is a thorough introduction to the Inferno for today's reader. It is based on Professor Payton's many years of reading Dante's masterpiece with university undergraduates and upon the work of the very best modern critics. The Guide can be used alone as a critical aid or as a reference work for further research.  See more details below

Overview

This book is a thorough introduction to the Inferno for today's reader. It is based on Professor Payton's many years of reading Dante's masterpiece with university undergraduates and upon the work of the very best modern critics. The Guide can be used alone as a critical aid or as a reference work for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820418278
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
American University Studies Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
264

Meet the Author

The Author: Rodney Payton is Professor of Liberal Studies, Western Washington University. He has an M.A. in history of music from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in history of culture from the University of Chicago. He has contributed papers on the history of art and music, historiography and literary criticism. With Ulrich Mammitzsch, he has prepared a new translation of Johan Huizinga's Autumn of the Middle Ages which is forthcoming.

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