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Author Raffa, Guy P.
Title The complete Danteworlds : a reader's guide to the Divine Comedy / Guy P. Raffa.
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
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 Floor3  PQ4390 .R258 2009    DUE 04-09-14
  
Description xviii, 371 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-348) and index.
Contents Welcome to Danteworlds -- Major events in Dante's life -- Map of Italy in the thirteenth century -- Hell -- Illustration of Dante's hell -- Dark wood (Inferno 1-2) -- Periphery of hell: cowardice (Inferno 3) -- Circle 1: limbo (Inferno 4) -- Circle 2: lust (Inferno 5) -- Circle 3: gluttony (Inferno 6) -- Circle 4: avarice & prodigality (Inferno 7) -- Circle 5: wrath & sullenness (Inferno 7-9) -- Circle 6: heresy (Inferno 9-11) -- Circle 7: violence (Inferno 12-17) -- Circle 8, pouches 1-6: fraud (Inferno 18-23) -- Circle 8, pouches 7-10: fraud (Inferno 24-30) -- Circle 9: treachery (Inferno 31-34) -- Changing values? -- Purgatory -- Illustration of Dante's purgatory -- Ante-purgatory: late repentant (Purgatorio 1-6) -- Valley of rulers (Purgatorio 6-9) -- Terrace 1: pride (Purgatorio 10-12) -- Terrace 2: envy (Purgatorio 13-15) -- Terrace 3: wrath (Purgatorio 15-17) -- Terrace 4: sloth (Purgatorio 17-19) -- Terrace 5: avarice & prodigality (Purgatorio 19-22) -- Terrace 6: gluttony (Purgatorio 22-24) -- Terrace 7: lust (Purgatorio 25-27) -- Terrestrial paradise (Purgatorio 28-33) -- Dante today -- Paradise -- Illustration of Dante's paradise -- Moon: vow-breakers (Paradiso 1-5) -- Mercury: fame-seekers (Paradiso 5-7) -- Venus: ardent lovers (Paradiso 8-9) -- Sun: wise spirits (Paradiso 10-14) -- Mars: holy warriors (Paradiso 14-18) -- Jupiter: just rulers (Paradiso 18-20) -- Saturn: contemplatives (Paradiso 21-22) -- Fixed stars: church triumphant (Paradiso 22-27) -- Primum mobile: angelic orders (Paradiso 27-30) -- Empyrean: blessed, angels, Holy Trinity (Paradiso 30-33) -- Dante and interdisciplinarity.
Subject Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divina commedia.
Related To Online version: Raffa, Guy P. Complete Danteworlds. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009 (OCoLC)707331559
ISBN 9780226702698 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226702704 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226702693 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226702707 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 262429415