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Aids to the study of Dante, by Charles Allen Dinsmore.

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Author/Creator:
Dinsmore, Charles Allen, 1860-1941.
Publication:
Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv p., 1 ℓ., 435, [1] p. front., illus., plates, ports., charts. 21 cm.
Subjects:
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Biography.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Contents:
I. The times of Dante: Church, R.W. Florentine political feuds and their influence upon Dante. Norton, C.E. The intellectual and moral awakening of Italy.
II. Sources of our knowledge of Dante: Giovanni Villani, Boccaccio, Filippo Villani, Lionardo Bruni. Norton, C.E. What is definitely known on Dante's life.
III. Dante's personal appearance: Norton, C.E. Portraits and masks.
IV. The Vita nuova: Dinsmore, C.A. Lyrical poetry before the time of Dante. Gaspary, A. The meaning and character of the Vita nuova. Norton, C.E. On the structure of the Vita nuova.
V. Minor works: Norton, Bryce, Saintsbury, Scartazzini, Dinsmore.
VI. The Divina commedia: Longfellow, Gardner, Federn. Witte, K. Dante's cosmography. Wicksteed, P.H. The chronology of the Divina commedia. Dante's letter to Can Grande [text] Gardner, E.C. The moral topography of the Inferno. Comparetti, D. The nature of Vergil in the Divina commedia. Gardner, E.G. Structure and moral significance of Purgatory. The moral teachings of Aquinas. [Selections tr. from the Summa theologica] Scartazzini, G.A. Beatrice. Dinsmore, C.A. The Paradiso.
VII. Interpretation: Church, R.W. The character, purpose, and poetic qualities of the Divina commedia. Gaspary, A. The poetry of the Inferno. Lowell, J.R. The Divina commedia the embodiment of the Christian idea of a triumphant life.
Notes:
Index p. [431]-435.
Bibliography: p. [429]-430.
Contributor:
Church, R. W. (Richard William), 1815-1890.
Gardner, Edmund Garratt, 1869-1935.
Gaspary, Adolfo, 1849-1892.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908.
Wicksteed, Philip Henry, 1844-1927.
Contains:
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444. Vita di Dante. English.
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. Vita di Dante. English.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Epistola Domino Kani Grandi de Scala. English.
OCLC:
878934
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