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A New Life Of Dante

By Stephen Bemrose

A New Life Of Dante
Paperback, 272 pages £20.00
Published: 2009
ISBN: 9780859898454
Format: 234mm x 156mm
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PDF, 272 pages £20.00
Published: 2015
ISBN: 9780859899369
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Subjects: European Literature, European Studies

This is the first new biography in English for nearly eighty years of Italy’s foremost writer and thinker, and weaves into a single thread the whole of Dante’s life and works. Dante is an intensely philosophical writer as well as a socio-political one, and both these intimately connected aspects are kept constantly in view in this extensive discussion of his writings. As well as his masterpiece the Divina Commedia, his other works are also given considerable attention.

The aim is to make an account of Dante’s life accessible to students and to the curious and intelligent but non-specialist reader. All quotations are fully translated. This new edition has been fully revised and updated, including an updated bibliography.

Until his recent retirement, Stephen Bemrose taught courses on Dante for over 20 years at the University of Exeter, where he was Lecturer in Italian.

A New Life Of Dante
A New Life Of Dante - Paperback cover

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 272 pages
 234mm x 156mm

 PDF , 272 pages

BIC Code:
  BIO007000, LIT004190, LIT011000, LIT014000
 University of Exeter Press


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