Dante: The Divine Comedy / Edition 2

Dante: The Divine Comedy / Edition 2

by Robin Kirkpatrick, Robin Kirkpatrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521539943

ISBN-13: 9780521539944

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Robin Kirkpatrick addresses questions such as Dante's attitude towards Virgil, and demonstrates how the early work known as the Vita Nuova is a principal source of the literary achievement of the Comedy. His detailed study reveals how the great narrative poem explores the relationship that Dante believed to exist between God as creator of the universe and the human

Overview

Robin Kirkpatrick addresses questions such as Dante's attitude towards Virgil, and demonstrates how the early work known as the Vita Nuova is a principal source of the literary achievement of the Comedy. His detailed study reveals how the great narrative poem explores the relationship that Dante believed to exist between God as creator of the universe and the human being as a creation of God. First Edition Hb (1986): 0-521-32809-8 First Edition Pb (1986): 0-521-30533-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521539944
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature (New) Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
118
Sales rank:
1,071,918
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations; Chronology; 1. Change, vision and language: the early works and Inferno Canto Two; 3. The Divine Comedy; 4. After Dante; Guide to further reading.

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