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Dante : the story of his life / Marco Santagata ; translated by Richard Dixon.

Santagata, Marco, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 851 DANTE SANTAGATA (Text) 33946003117988 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780674504868
  • ISBN: 0674504860
  • Physical Description: 485 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published as Dante : il romanzo della sua vita. Milano : Arnoldo Mondadore Editore, 2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Childhood (1265-1283) -- A strange Florentine (1283-1295) -- Municipal man (1295-1301) -- Condemned to the stake (1301-1302) -- At war with Florence (1302-1304) -- Return to study and writing (1304-1306) -- The penitent (1306-1310) -- An emperor arrives (1310-1313) -- The prophet (1314-1315) -- Courtier (1316-1321).
Summary, etc.:
"Marco Santagata illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles--philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. He brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante's medieval world, untangles a complex web of family relationships for English readers, and shows the influence of local and regional politics on his writing."--Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Italian.
Subject: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
Poets, Italian > To 1500 > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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