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The Mind of Dante - U. Limentani

The Mind of Dante

By: U. Limentani (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th April 2011
ISBN: 9780521157872
Number Of Pages: 210

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Originally published in 1965, the seven essays that are collected in this volume reproduce, with some slight differences in detail, the text of the lectures that were delivered at Cambridge during the Lent term of that year to mark the seventh centenary of the birth of Dante. Each essay elucidates a different aspect of Dante's poetry or thought, the aim being to provide an engaging, yet scholarly, introduction to the nature of his works. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Dante's writings and his broader influence on the development of European literature.

Foreword
Genesis and structure: two approaches to the poetry of the Comedy
The poetry of the Comedy
Religion and philosophy in Dante
Dante's lyric poetry
Dante's political thought
Dante's views on language
Dante and the English poets
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ISBN: 9780521157872
ISBN-10: 0521157870
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.23