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Danteworlds: A Reader's Guide to the Inferno

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Takes readers on a geographic journey through Dante's underworld circle by circle - from the Dark Wood down to the ninth circle of Hell - in much the same way Dante and Virgil proceed in their infernal descent. Each chapter of this book begins with a summary of the action, followed by entries, significant verses, and useful study questions.

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Guy P. Raffa is associate professor of Italian at the University of Texas at Austin.

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"Drawing on Dante dictionaries, early commentaries, and many of the poet's chief sources, Guy Raffa provides lucid, concise information on all the major persons, deities, and creatures encountered by Dante in the course of his journey. This book is ideally suited for first-time readers of the poem, who will be able to consult Danteworlds for a wealth of particulars. It is an intelligently conceived, very handy guide which will appeal to a broad audience." - Deborah Parker, University of Virginia"
EAN: 9780226702681
ISBN: 0226702685
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2007
Seitenanzahl: 155 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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