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Author Wilson, A. N., 1950-

Title Dante in love / A.N. Wilson.

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  851.1 DAN    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 386 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "Originally published in 2011 by Atlantic Books, Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-372) and index.
Contents Why this book has been written -- Rome -- Dante's Florence 1260 -- Gemma Donati and Beatrice Portinari -- Dante's education -- A new constitution for Florence and the Sicilian vespers -- Late teens, the dream -- A poet's apprenticeship -- The warrior who fought at Campaldino -- Death of Beatrice -- The consolation of philosophy -- The dark wood -- Dante and the painted word. Giotto at Padua -- The common tongue -- Medieval autobiography -- Dante in love with a woman in Casentino. The origins of The comedy -- Crown imperial -- Dante in love again with Beatrice -- Ravenna and Venice -- In paradisum -- Dante's afterlife.
Subject Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Knowledge -- History.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Political and social views.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Relations with women.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divine comedy.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- To 1421.
Florence (Italy) -- Intellectual life.
Italy -- History -- 476-1492.
Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1268-1559.
ISBN 9780374134686 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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