Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy: Volume 1 by George Corbett,Heather Webb

By George Corbett,Heather Webb

Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy is a reappraisal of the poem by way of a global staff of thirty-four students. each one vertical interpreting analyses 3 same-numbered cantos from the 3 canticles: Inferno i, Purgatorio i and Paradiso i; Inferno ii, Purgatorio ii and Paradiso ii; and so forth. even supposing students have advised ahead of that there are correspondences among same-numbered cantos that beg to be explored, this can be the 1st time that the process has been pursued in a scientific model around the poem.
This assortment – to be issued in 3 volumes – deals an unheard of repertoire of vertical readings for the complete poem. because the first quantity exemplifies, vertical interpreting not just articulates unexamined connections among the 3 canticles but additionally unlocks enticing new how one can input into center issues of the poem. the 3 volumes thereby supply an crucial source for students, scholars and lovers of Dante.
The quantity has its starting place in a chain of thirty-three public lectures held in Trinity collage, the collage of Cambridge (2012-2016) which are accessed on the ‘Cambridge Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy’ website.

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