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Experiencing the Afterlife

Soul and Body in Dante and Medieval Culture

Experiencing the Afterlife( )
Author: Gragnolati, Manuele
Series title:William and Katherine Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2008
Publisher:University of Notre Dame Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

Experiencing the Afterlife provides the first sustained analysis of popular, vernacular depictions of the afterlife written in Italy before the Divine Comedy by authors such as Uguccione da Lodi, Giacomino da Verona, and Bonvesin da la Riva. Manuele Gragnolati uses his readings of these poets to provide a new interpretation of Dante's work. Combining elements from several disciplines, he investigates the richness of high medieval eschatology and the concept of personal...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / Italian
Body, Mind & Spirit / Afterlife & Reincarnation
Literary Criticism / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds

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