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Understanding Dante

Understanding Dante( )
Author: Scott, John A.
Series title:William and Katherine Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature Ser.
ISBN:978-0-268-04451-0
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:University of Notre Dame Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.00
Book Description:

"Dante and Shakespeare divide the modern world between them; there is no third." Understanding Dante attempts to explain and justify T. S. Eliot's bold claim. John Scott offers readers at all levels a critical overview of Dante's writings: five chapters deal with his New Life of love and poetry (Vita Nova), the Banquet of knowledge (Convivio), his Latin treatise on language and poetics (De Vulgari Eloquentia), Italian lyrics (Rime), and his blueprint for world government (Monarchia)....
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Book Details
Pages:500
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / Italian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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