Paperback / softback
July 15, 2014
9780813154879
English
188
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
.6 Pounds (US)
$45.00 USD, £21.50 GBP
v2.1 Reference
Electronic book text
October 21, 2021
9780813186634
9780813154879
English
188
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
$45.00 USD
v2.1 Reference

Woman Earthly and Divine in the Comedy of Dante

This study examines all the characterizations of the female personality in the Divine Comedy, including representations of things traditionally categorized as feminine. Marianne Shapiro treats different traditional feminine roles such as wife, lover, and mother, and places Beatrice in the latter group.

The problem of woman is studied within the general context of medieval literature. Shapiro's conclusions center largely upon Dante's adherence to a generally misogynistic tradition. While in his earlier works his concept of woman was as a comprehensive whole encompassing good and evil, in the Comedy polarities are established and affirmed.

About the Author

Marianne Shapiro is associate professor of Italian at Yale University.

9780813154879 : woman-earthly-and-divine-in-the-comedy-of-dante-shapiro
Paperback / softback
188 Pages
$45.00 USD
9780813186634 : woman-earthly-and-divine-in-the-comedy-of-dante-shapiro
Electronic book text
October 21, 2021
$45.00 USD

Other Titles from Studies In Romance Languages

Miracles of Our Lady

Gonzalo de Berceo
Dec 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$60.00 USD - Hardback
$60.00 USD - Electronic book text

Amadis of Gaul, Books III and IV

Garci R. de Montalvo, translated by Edwin Place, Herbert Behm
Dec 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$60.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$60.00 USD - Electronic book text

Bonaventure des Périers's Novel Pastimes and Merry Tales

Bonaventure des Périers, translated by Raymond C. La Charité, Virginia A. La Charité
Dec 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Electronic book text

Other Titles in LITERARY CRITICISM / European / Italian

Giraldi Cinthio on Romances

Giraldi Cinthio, translated by Henry L. Snuggs
Dec 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$40.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$40.00 USD - Electronic book text

Leopardi and the Theory of Poetry

G. Singh
Nov 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Electronic book text

A Cinema of Poetry

Joseph Luzzi
Feb 2016 - Johns Hopkins University Press
$49.95 USD - Hardback
$29.95 USD - Electronic book text
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback