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The Political Vision of the 'Divine Comedy'

Ferrante, Joan M.

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ISBN 10: 0691066035 / ISBN 13: 9780691066035
Published by Princeton University Press, U.S.A., 1984
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Title: The Political Vision of the 'Divine Comedy'

Publisher: Princeton University Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Joan Ferrante analyzes the Divine Comedy in terms of public issues, which continued foremost in Dante's thinking after his exile from Florence. Professor Ferrante examines the political concepts of the poem in historical context and in light of the political theory and controversies of the period.


Originally published in 1984.


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Joan M. Ferrante is professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University.

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