The Portable Dante

The Portable Dante

Book - 1995
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As a philosopher, Dante wedded classical methods of enquiry to a Christian faith. As an autobiographer, he looked at his own failures to depict universal moral struggles. As a visionary, he dared to draw maps of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise and populate all three realms with recognizable human beings. As a lover, he became a poet of bereavement and renunciation. As all these things Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) paved the way for modern literature.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Penguin Books, c1995
ISBN: 9780140231144
Branch Call Number: 851.1 Dante 3558
Characteristics: xliii, 654 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Musa, Mark


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