Paradiso: Third Book of the Divine Comedy

Paradiso: Third Book of the Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri, Barry Moser
     
 

Paradiso is the third and final part of the work that Dante describes as having made him 'lean through these long years': and in this final part, that long leanness, long labor, and long hunger are at last appeased. Dante's Paradiso is the poem of love and light--what Osip Mandelstam called a 'kinetic ballet, ' with 'every possible kind of luminous figure and…  See more details below

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Paradiso is the third and final part of the work that Dante describes as having made him 'lean through these long years': and in this final part, that long leanness, long labor, and long hunger are at last appeased. Dante's Paradiso is the poem of love and light--what Osip Mandelstam called a 'kinetic ballet, ' with 'every possible kind of luminous figure and dance'--and of optics, angelology, polemics, homiletics, prophecies, perplexities, resolutions, and recognition of the limits of human understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520045170
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/05/1984
Series:
California Dante Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.15(d)

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