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Dante and the Romantics - Antonella Braida

Dante and the Romantics

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The British Romantic poets were among the first to realize the centrality of the Divine Comedy for the evolution of the European epic. This study explores the significance of Dante for Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, and William Blake. What was their idea of Dante? Why did they feel the need to approach his Christian epic on the afterlife? This study aims to answer these questions by focusing on the three poets' preoccupation with form and language.

Dante Translated
The Romantic Translation of theDivine Comedy: Henry Francis Cary'sThe Vision
The Critical Reception of Dante among Whigs and Tories: The Role ofThe Vision
Romantic 'Translation'
John Keats' Road to Dante through the Classical World
Shelley's Humanised Paradiso
William Blake's Republicanism: The Illustrator of Dante
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ISBN: 9781403932334
ISBN-10: 1403932336
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 241
Published: 30th September 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1