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Cambridge Readings in Dante's Comedy - Kenelm Foster

Cambridge Readings in Dante's Comedy

By: Kenelm Foster (Editor), Patrick Boyde (Editor)

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Published: 14th April 2011
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Originally published in 1981, the ten essays in this collection were originally delivered as public Lecturae Dantis in the University of Cambridge. As far as possible the contributors have preserved the form of the original lectures, which combined elements of the running commentary and the critical essay. Each reading is devoted to a single canto of the Comedy, and the text of that canto has been broken down into manageable units. The authors provide information about background and context and elucidate obscurities or difficult allusions, but their primary concern has been to give a connected critical account of Dante's style, thought, narrative technique, imagery and symbolism in the given canto. The editors have aimed at producing a well-rounded volume that would illustrate as many facets as possible of Dante's complex art.

Contributors
Preface
Inferno XIII Patrick Boyde
Inferno XXV Robin Kirkpatrick
Inferno XXVII Judith Davies
Inferno XXXIII Oiero Boitani
Purgatorio III Philip McNair
Purgatorio XXIX Peter Dronke
Purgatorio XXXII Kenelm Foster
Paradiso XVII Uberto Limentani
Paradiso XXVI Joseph Cremona
Paradiso XXX Prudence Shaw
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ISBN: 9780521155205
ISBN-10: 0521155207
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.34