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Dante''s Paradiso and the Limitations of Modern Criticism - A Study of Style and Poetic Theory

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Klappentext Dr Kirkpatrick analyses Dante's Paradiso through the language! organisation of the poem! and religious and philosophical belief. Zusammenfassung In this 1978 book! Dr Kirkpatrick argues that to appreciate Paradiso! we need to recognise that poetry can not only dramatise thought! but also offer a thorough analysis of religious and philosophical belief. He demonstrates how Dante's adoption of analytical language influences the organisation of his poem and his handling of word and image. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Note on the translation; Introduction; 1. The 'modest voice' and the Paradiso; 2. Dante's conception of poetic discipline; 3. The stable phrase; 4. Independence and the reader of the Paradiso; 5. Word and image in the Paradiso; 6. The organisation of the canto in the Paradiso; Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Cantos of the Commedia cited in text; Index of names; Index of topics.

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Authors Robin Kirkpatrick
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 14.04.2011
EAN 9780521157568
ISBN 978-0-521-15756-8
No. of pages 240
Subjects Fiction > Poetry, drama
Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > English linguistics / literary studies

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