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Perspectives on the Divine comedy

Thomas Goddard Bergin

Perspectives on the Divine comedy

by Thomas Goddard Bergin

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas G. Bergin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14411026M

    The Divine Comedy Vs Paradise Lost. Full Circle from Sin to Salvation Great works of literature have been written throughout history. However, The Divine Comedy and Paradise Lost have the inept ability to stir the soul and cause a person to examine and re-examine their life. The brilliant descriptions, use of imagery, metaphor and simile give a person a vivid picture of the creation of man and. By Matthew Ramage, February 7, As my family was living in Dante’s home of Florence last semester, one of the courses I co-offered with my theologian-wife was a seminar on Dante’s Divine Comedy, the foundational work of the Italian language which remains as relevant to our Christian lives today as ever.I’d like to share some thoughts from our class discussion and my reflection.

    A close reading of Dante’s whole poem (Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise) in its philosophical (Plato, Aristotle), theological (Augustine, Aquinas), historical (Papacy vs. Empire, Florentine factionalism), and literary (Virgil, Arthurian romance) contexts, as well as an exploration of its influence on later thinkers, artists, poets, and popular culture (Machiavelli, Botticelli, Borges, Eliot. Perspectives on Intertextuality in Dante's Divina Commedia primarily in the Divine Comedy and to a lesser degree in the Vita Nuova. This book explores the wide range of Danteâ s reading Author: Christopher Kleinhenz.

    Thesis Statement: Dante’s Divine Comedy Project Posted in partial fulfillment for PHS Dante’s Divine Comedy: Thomistic Philosophy in Narrative taught by Dr. Sebastian Mahfood at Holy Apostles College & Seminary for the Masters in Theology degree. Dante: Contemporary Perspectives gathers recent and newly commissioned articles on Dante Alighieri (), whose epic the Divine Comedy, is one of the landmarks of world literature. The essays in this volume probe current critical assumptions about the celebrated Italian poet, literary theorist, moral philosopher, and political theorist. Dante's attitude towards poetic authority and.


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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Febru Pages: Dante: Contemporary Perspectivesgathers recent and newly commissioned articles on Dante Alighieri (), whose epic the Divine Comedy, is one of the landmarks of world literature.

The essays in this volume probe current critical assumptions about the celebrated Italian poet, literary theorist, moral philosopher, and political theorist. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri is an epic poem written between and his death in The Divine Comedy is not a comedy at all, the title Commedia refers to the fact that the journey starts from hell and ends with Dante’s visit to heaven and meeting with God and understanding of the mystery of work is written in the first person, and tells of Dante’s journey.

The most widely read work of Florentine politician and writer Dante Alighieri, the Divine Comedy dictates a tale of the three realms of the afterlife as believed by the Italians of the Middle Ages.

Broken into three parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso are individual cantos—defined as a version of an epic poem that is usually sung—that make up the components of the overall : Riley Winters.

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The Divine Comedy by Dante A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interactionBook Edition: Enriched Classic.

The Divine Comedy Book Summary: Charles S. Singleton's edition of the Divine Comedy, of which this is the first part, provides the English-speaking reader with everything he needs to read and understand Dante's great masterpiece.

The Italian text here is in the edition of Giorgio Petrocchi, the leading Italian editor of Dante. Professor Singleton's prose translation, facing the Italian in a.

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The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—together in one volume. Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm 5/5(1).

The Comedy is a first person epic that tells, or rather sings, of a journey through the three regions of the spiritual cosmos: Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. Dante appears in two guises, as both the pilgrim who makes the journey and the poet who artfully recounts it. Dante begins by recalling how he was lost in a dark wood and close to spiritual, perhaps also physical, suicide.

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Our failure to love is sin. But The Divine Comedy is not a sacred text. What one seeks to bring out in discussing the poem in class are those qualities which have continued to make it a work fascinating to so many intelligent people of various, even antagonistic, spiritual and social persuasions, including passionate atheists.While the Divine Comedy describes a spiritual journey that all humans share, the work also re-flects the particulars of Dante’s time, place, and personal history.

Written around the turn of the 14th century, the Comedy is filled with allusions to the politics of Dante’s home city of FlorenceFile Size: 1MB.In the second part, “Approaches,” an introductory essay by Giovanni Cecchetti identifies nine key themes, ranging from Dante as the new Ulysses and the new Aeneas to Dante as poet and protagonist, that can structure an initial reading of the Divine Comedy.

Other contributors take different perspectives including religious, political, and.