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The Cambridge Companion to Dante / Edition 2

The Cambridge Companion to Dante / Edition 2

by Rachel Jacoff


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521605816
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2007
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 856,341
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Rachel Jacoff is Margaret Deffenbaugh and LeRoy Carlson Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies at Wellesley College.

Table of Contents

Preface; Chronology; 1. Life of Dante Giuseppe Mazzotta; 2. Dante and the lyric past Teodolina Barolini; 3. Approaching the Vita nuova Robert Pogue Harrison; 4. From auctor to author: Dante before the Commedia Albert Russell Ascoli; 5. Introduction to Inferno Lino Pertile; 6. Introduction to Purgatorio Jeffrey T. Schnapp; 7. 'Shadowy prefaces': introduction to Paradiso Rachel Jacoff; 8. Dante and the Bible Peter S. Hawkins; 9. Dante and the classical poets Kevin Brownlee; 10. Allegory and autobiography John Freccero; 11. A poetics of chaos and harmony Joan Ferrante; 12. The theology of the Commedia A. N. Williams; 13. The poetry and poetics of the creation Piero Boitani; 14. Dante and Florence John M. Najemy; 15. Dante and the empire Charles Till Davis; 16. Dante and his commentators Robert Hollander; 17. Dante in English David Wallace; Further reading.

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