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Dante and His Literary Precursors (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1851826521 / ISBN 13: 9781851826520
Published by Four Courts Press Ltd, Ireland, 2007
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This volume explores connections between Dante and literary contexts of periods earlier than his own, from the pre-Christian era to the thirteenth century. Essays include Pamela Williams (U. Hull), Cato of Utica in Cicero s De Finibus and Dante s Commedia ; Teresa Hankey (U. Kent), Dante and Statius ; Jean-Michel Picard (UCD), Dante and Irish vision literature ; Drina Oldroyd (Griffith U.), Dante and the medieval prophets ; John C. Barnes (UCD), Dante s knowledge of Florentine history ; Claire Honess (U. Reading), Dante and political poetry in the vernacular ; Stephen Bemrose (U. Exeter), Dante s Neutral Angels ; Lynne Press (QUB), Modes of metamorphosis in the Commedia: Inferno XIII ; June Salmons (U. Wales, Swansea), Tradition and innovation in Purgatori ; Prue Shaw (University College, London), A reading of Purgatorio XXVI ; and Joanna Sciortino Nowlan (King s College, London), Dante and the mystical tradition. Bookseller Inventory # AGM9781851826520

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Title: Dante and His Literary Precursors (Hardback)

Publisher: Four Courts Press Ltd, Ireland

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:New

Edition: New..

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This volume explores connections between Dante and literary contexts of periods earlier than his own, from the pre-Christian era to the thirteenth century. Essays include Pamela Williams (U. Hull), "Cato of Utica in Cicero's De Finibus and Dante's Commedia"; Teresa Hankey (U. Kent), "Dante and Statius"; Jean-Michel Picard (UCD), "Dante and Irish vision literature"; Drina Oldroyd (Griffith U.), "Dante and the medieval prophets"; John C. Barnes (UCD), "Dante's knowledge of Florentine history"; Claire Honess (U. Reading), "Dante and political poetry in the vernacular"; Stephen Bemrose (U. Exeter), "Dante's 'Neutral' Angels"; Lynne Press (QUB), "Modes of metamorphosis in the Commedia: Inferno XIII"; June Salmons (U. Wales, Swansea), "Tradition and innovation in Purgatori"; Prue Shaw (University College, London), "A reading of Purgatorio XXVI"; and Joanna Sciortino Nowlan (King's College, London), "Dante and the mystical tradition".

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