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From Florence to the Heavenly City

The Poetry of Citizenship in Dante, 1st Edition

By Claire E. Honess

Routledge

216 pages

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This book examines the role and function of the notion of the city in Dante's works. It focuses most closely on the ways in which the poet's multifaceted interest in and utilization of the city receive their fullest expression in the Commedia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: From Florence to the Heavenly City 2. Insiders and Outsiders in the Commedia 3. The Ideal Of Citizenship 4. City, Garden, Wilderness: The Commedia's Outsiders 5. The City of Jerusalem in the Commedia 6. The Comic and the Civic 7. Conclusion: The Poetry of Citizenship in Dante

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical