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Dante the Man and the Poet.

Mary Bradford Whiting

Dante the Man and the Poet.

by Mary Bradford Whiting

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Published by W. Heffer in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante, Alighieri, -- 1265-1321.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination190p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20716341M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whiting, Mary Bradford. Dante the man and the poet. Cambridge [Eng.] W. Heffer & Sons, (OCoLC) Dante is considered the greatest Italian poet, best known for The Divine Comedy, an epic poem that is one of the world’s most important works of literature. The poem, which is divided into three sections, follows a man, generally assumed to be Dante himself, as he visits Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise.

    Italian poet and scholar Dante Alighieri is best known for his masterpiece La Commedia (known in English as The Divine Comedy), which is universally considered one of world literature’s greatest poems. Divided into three sections—Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso—The Divine Comedy presents an encyclopedic overview of the mores, attitudes, beliefs, philosophies, aspirations, and material. Dante Alighieri, one of the greatest poets of the Middle Ages, was born in Florence, Italy on June 5, He was born to a middle-class Florentine family. At an early age he began to write poetry and became fascinated with lyrics. During his adolescence, Dante fell in love with a .

    The author of La Commedia (The Divine Comedy), considered a masterwork of world literature, Dante Alighieri was born Durante Alighieri in Florence, Italy, in , to a notable family of modest mother died when he was seven years old, and his father remarried, having two more children. At twelve years old, Dante was betrothed to Gemma di Manetto Donati, though he had already fallen. This canto clearly illustrates the difference in the two Personae: Dante the Pilgrim and Dante the Poet. Dante the Pilgrim weeps and suffers with those who are suffering their punishments. He reacts to Francesca's love for Paolo, her horrible betrayal, and her punishment so strongly that he faints. Yet it is Dante the Poet who put her in Hell.


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Reynold's insights on the life of Dante and the context in which his works were composed are an invaluable resource to anyone interested in Dante or Italian literature.

The formation of Dante's character and the process by which he gained the talent and inspiration to write one of the world's greatest works of literature a This is an excellent book.4/5.

Dante: The Poet, the Thinker, the Man Paperback – Octo by Barbara Reynolds (Author)Cited by: 7. Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man Paperback – Aug by Barbara Reynolds (Author)/5(12). : Dante: The Poet, the Thinker, the Man (): Barbara Reynolds: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(12).

Dante the Man and the Poet (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu by Mary Bradford Whiting (Author)Author: Mary Bradford Whiting, Ascanio Tealdi. Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature. Yet many riddles and questions about him persist. By re-reading Dante with an open mind, Barbara Reynolds makes remarkable discoveries and unlocks previously hidden secrets about this greatest of Florentine poets.

Dante: the poet, the political thinker, the man. [Barbara Reynolds] -- Dante is one of the towering figures of European literature, yet there remain a surprising number of questions about his life and works. Full weight is given to the ways in which the poet's writings reflect and respond to historical context.

But above all the poetry itself is seen, rightly and enthusiastically, as a 'coruscation of delight.' "--Robin Kirkpatrick, University of Cambridge "A beautiful book that reflects decades of thinking and teaching on Dante/5(4). Critical Essays Dante the Poet and Dante the Pilgrim Throughout the poem, there are two Dantes: Dante the Poet is a stern, moralistic individual who acts as the supreme judge and decides who belongs in Hell and, like Minos the monster judge, decides which circle of Hell each sinner belongs in.

Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man Hardcover – 28 April by Barbara Reynolds (Author)/5(11). Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature. This work sheds light on Dante: irate, opinionated, settling scores - a man of mutifaceted. Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature.

This biography indicates that Dante may have smoked cannabis to reach new heights of creativity. It tells that Dante was a talented public speaker, who created a quite new form of poetic art, holding audiences spellbound.

Dante: The Poet, the Thinker, the Man Paperback – 30 April by Barbara Reynolds (Author)/5(11). Auerbach's book gives a nice introduction to reading and thinking about Dante, especially the Divine Comedy. Less a biography than an essay on Dante's works, the book offers insight and interpretation of both the poet and his literature within the Western literary tradition/5.

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Publication date Topics Dante Alighieri, Publisher Cambridge [Eng.] W. Heffer & sons, ltd. Pages: "Perhaps confessions by poets, of what Dante has meant to them, may even contribute something to the appreciation of Dante himself." -T.

Eliot The great fourteenth-century poet has been an unequaled influence on many writers in the twentieth century, whose "confessions" may well foster a Essays on the most celebrated Italian poet by eminent /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whiting, Mary Bradford.

Dante the man and the poet. New York: D. Appleton & Co., (OCoLC) Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy has inspired countless thinkers and writers since it was first published almost years ago.

Here, Dante scholar and author Nick Havely picks the best five books on how one medieval poet had such a lasting impact on world literature, and how Dante’s vitality transmits into modern culture.

The poet Dante Alighieri (–) is a most difficult subject for a biography as nearly every factual assertion about him is disputed. He may have had five children, perhaps six, maybe sev. Dante Alighieri (Italian: [ˈdante aliˈɡjɛːri]), probably baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri and often referred to simply as Dante (/ ˈ d ɑː n t eɪ, ˈ d æ n t eɪ, ˈ d æ n t i /, also US: / ˈ d ɑː n t i /,; c.

– ), was an Italian Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio Literary movement: Dolce Stil Novo. Dante was a Medieval Italian poet and philosopher whose poetic trilogy, 'The Divine Comedy,' made an indelible impression on both literature and theology.Dante: Poet of the Secular World by Erich Auerbach () According to Auerbach, Dante was the first to describe “man not as an abstract or anecdotal representative of an ethical type, but man as we know him in his living historical reality, the concrete individual in his unity and wholeness after Dante myth and legend also became history” (Auerbach).Dante is one of the towering figures in world literature, and yet many riddles and questions about his life and work persist.

In the first full-length biography of him in more than twenty years, Barbara Reynolds offers provocative new ideas in every chapter. For example, many have read the Commedia as a lyrical parable about reward and punishment; Reynolds suggests that Dante was arguing Pages: