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The Cambridge Companion to Dante (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

by Brand: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521605816 / 0521605814

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This 2007 second edition of The Cambridge Companion to Dante is designed to provide an accessible introduction to Dante for students, teachers and general readers. The volume was fully updated and includes three new essays on Dante's works. The suggestions for further reading now include secondary works and translations as well as online resources. The essays cover Dante's early works and their relation to the Commedia, his literary antecedents, both vernacular and classical, biblical and theological influences, the historical and political dimensions of Dante's works, and their reception. In addition there are introductory essays to each of the three canticles of the Commedia that analyse their themes and style. This edition will ensure that the Companion continues to be the most useful single volume for new generations of students of Dante.

ISBN 13 978-05-21605-81-6
ISBN 10 0-521-60581-4
ASIN 0521605814
  • 9780521605816
Amazon Sales Rank 173,621
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Studio Cambridge University Press
Brand Brand: Cambridge University Press
Manufacturer Cambridge University Press
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 5.98 x 0.79 x 8.98 inches. 1.19 pounds
Package Dimensions 8.98 x 5.98 x 0.77 inches. 1.27 pounds
Editor(s) Rachel Jacoff
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No

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