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By Teodolinda Barolini,Richard Lansing,Andrew Frisardi

ISBN-10: 1442626194

ISBN-13: 9781442626195

ISBN-10: 1442648406

ISBN-13: 9781442648401

The first entire English translation and statement on Dante’s early verse to be released in virtually fifty years, Dante’s Lyric Poetry contains the entire poems written through the younger Dante Aligheri among c. 1283 and c. 1292. Essays via Teodolinda Barolini consultant the reader throughout the new verse translations via Richard Lansing, illuminating Dante’s transformation from a tender courtly poet into the author of the immense and visionary Commedia.

Barolini’s remark exposes Dante’s lyric poems as early articulations of a number of the principles within the Commedia, together with the philosophy and psychology of wish and its function as motor of all human job, the hunt for imaginative and prescient and transcendence, the difficult look for justice in the world, and the transgression of barriers in society and poetry. A wide-ranging and clever exam of 1 of crucial poets within the Western culture, this e-book should be of curiosity to students and poetry-lovers alike.

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