Dante: Dante and classical antiquity : the epic tradition

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Richard H. Lansing
Taylor & Francis, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 416 pages
This volume is part of a collection of facsimile reprints integrating a wide range of Dante scholarship. It provides knowledge of a full range of fundamental ideas, issues, events and beliefs that characterized the world view of Dante's age.
 

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Contents

Tragedy in Dantes Comedy
34
Dantes Use of Aeneid I in Inferno I and II
56
Volume 8
59
Epic Tradition and Inferno IX
71
Dantes descensus ad superos
90
Language and History
127
The Unfinished Convivio and Dantes Rereading of the Aeneid
189
Dante and Virgil
214
Poeta fui
247
Dante Lucan and Virgil
303
Classical Antiquity
321
Dantes Virtuous Romans
345
Dantes Republican Treasury
363
on Dantes Depiction of the Earthly Paradise
387
Acknowledgments
415
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