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Dante in love, A.N. Wilson

Label
Dante in love
Title
Dante in love
Statement of responsibility
A.N. Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Divine Comedy resonates across five hundred years of our literary canon. In Dante in Love, A N Wilson presents a glittering study of an artist and his world, arguing that without an understanding of medieval Florence, it is impossible to comprehend the meaning of Dante's great poem
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1950-
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Wilson, A. N.
Dewey number
851.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Dante Alighieri
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Italy
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
Dante in love, A.N. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why this book has been written -- Rome -- Dante's Florence 1260 -- Gemma Donati and Beatrice Portinari -- Dante's education -- A new constitution for Florence and the Sicilian vespers -- Late teens, the dream -- A poet's apprenticeship -- The warrior who fought at Campaldino -- Death of Beatrice -- The consolation of philosophy -- The dark wood -- Dante and the painted word. Giotto at Padua -- The common tongue -- Medieval autobiography -- Dante in love with a woman in Casentino. The origins of The comedy -- Crown imperial -- Dante in love again with Beatrice -- Ravenna and Venice -- In paradisum -- Dante's afterlife
Control code
000047281471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 p., [24] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848879485
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Dante in love, A.N. Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why this book has been written -- Rome -- Dante's Florence 1260 -- Gemma Donati and Beatrice Portinari -- Dante's education -- A new constitution for Florence and the Sicilian vespers -- Late teens, the dream -- A poet's apprenticeship -- The warrior who fought at Campaldino -- Death of Beatrice -- The consolation of philosophy -- The dark wood -- Dante and the painted word. Giotto at Padua -- The common tongue -- Medieval autobiography -- Dante in love with a woman in Casentino. The origins of The comedy -- Crown imperial -- Dante in love again with Beatrice -- Ravenna and Venice -- In paradisum -- Dante's afterlife
Control code
000047281471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 p., [24] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848879485
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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