Dante and Governance

Dante and Governance

by John Woodhouse
     
 

The essays in this volume, all by leading scholars in the field, explore the concept of governance, both internal and external, in the work of Dante. The essays include an examination of Florence as an example of a city which disrupts all civilizing ideals, along with studies on the relationships between politics and theology, and citizenship and morality, as well

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The essays in this volume, all by leading scholars in the field, explore the concept of governance, both internal and external, in the work of Dante. The essays include an examination of Florence as an example of a city which disrupts all civilizing ideals, along with studies on the relationships between politics and theology, and citizenship and morality, as well as the role of the intellectual in the politics of Italy and Empire, popular sovereignty, Dante's attitude to the Popes, the French dimension in Dante's politics, and his imagery of Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198159117
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/04/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1610L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Bibliographical Note
1. Dante and Governance: Context and Contents, John Woodhouse
2. From Darkness to Light: Governance and Government in Purgatorio XVI, Piero Boitani
3. Dante and Popular Sovereignty, Peter Armour
4. Monarchia and Dante's Attitude to the Popes, George Holmes
5. The French Dimension in Dante's Politics, Richard Cooper
6. Politics and Theology in Inferno X, Valerio Lucchesi
7. Feminine Virtues and Florentine Vices: Citizenship and Morality in Paradiso XV-XVII, Claire Honess
8. The Rock and the Vine: Pier della Vigna, Dante and the Imagery of Empire, Martin McLaughlin
9. Diligite iustitiam qui iudicatis terram: Justice and the Just Ruler in Dante, John Took
10. Dante's Farewell to Politics, Peter Hainsworth
List of Contributors
Index

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