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Dante Module Reading List

Introduction to Dante's Comedy, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Professor Matthew Treherne
m.treherne@leeds.ac.uk
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INTRODUCTION TO DANTE’S COMEDY

Bibliography

Texts

The set text for all three versions of the module is that edited and translated by Robert Durling and Ronald Martinez and published by Oxford University Press in three volumes: Inferno (1997), Purgatorio (2004), and Paradiso (2013).  These are parallel text versions, containing both the Italian text and an English translation.  We recommend you buy this edition, even if you are reading the text in translation, because of the extremely full and useful notes.

Secondary Reading

The bibliography on Dante is vast, and its very size may be off-putting at first.  This bibliography is intended to offer you some guidance as you embark on your study of Dante.  It is divided up by themes, but works on one theme may well also contain material relevant to another, so do not limit yourself to reading books under one heading only. You are not expected to read all the books, chapters and articles listed here.  (Some of the texts listed are in Italian.  Obviously you are not expected to engage with these if you are not a student of Italian.  There is a wealth of extremely useful material available in English on Dante.)  Do not be afraid to explore the Dante shelves in both the Edward Boyle and the Brotherton libraries.  If you feel that you need further guidance in your reading, please feel free to consult your teachers.  A word of warning, though… DO NOT rely wholly on material that you find online.  There are some very good Dante resources online, but there are also some which are not scholarly and potentially misleading.  Again, ask your teachers for advice if you are unsure.

 

  1. Dante’s life, times and works

 Bemrose, S. A New Life of Dante (Exeter: Exeter University Press, 2000)

 

Davis, C. T. ‘Dante’s Italy’, in Dante’s Italy and Other Essays (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984)

 

  1. Hollander, Dante: A Life in Works (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2001)

 

Larner, J. Italy in the Age of Dante and Petrarch, 1216-1380 (London and New York: Longman, 1983) [ISBN 0582491495].

 

Le Goff, J. The Medieval Imagination, trans. by Goldhammer, A. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992)

 

  1. Mazzotta, ‘Life of Dante’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 1-13.

 

 

  1. Inferno

 

Introductory works on the Inferno

 

Sintesi: Dante Alighieri, ‘Inferno’, edited by G. Dossena (Milan: Vallardi, 1999); gives a canto-by-canto summary of the poem, with notes, etc.

K. Foster, ‘An Introduction to the Inferno’ in The Two Dantes and Other Studies (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1977), pp. 1-14.

J. Freccero, ‘Introduction to Inferno’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 172-191.

 G. Petrocchi, L’Inferno di Dante (Milan: Rizzoli, 1978)

 The Structure of the Inferno

 G. Bergin, ‘Hell: Topography and Demography’, in Essays on Dante, edited by M. Musa (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1964), pp.76-93.

 M. Cogan, The Design in the Wax: The Structure of the ‘Divine Comedy’ and its Meaning (Notre Dame & London: University of Notre Dame Press, 1999); chapter on Inferno, pp.1-75

J. A. Scott, ‘Dante and Treachery’, in Dante Colloquia in Australia, 1982-1999, edited by M. Baker & D. Glenn (Adelaide: Australian Humanities Press, 2000), pp. 27-42.

 Hell and Theology

K. Foster, ‘Dante as a Christian Poet’, in God’s Tree (London: Blackfriars, 1957), pp. 1-14.

K. Foster, ‘The Theology of the Inferno’, in God’s Tree (London: Blackfriars, 1957), pp.50-66.

K. Foster, ‘Religion and Philosophy in Dante’, in The Mind of Dante, edited by U. Limentani (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965), pp. 47-78.

 P. S. Hawkins, ‘Dante and the Bible’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 120-135.

C. Ryan, ‘The Theology of Dante’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 136-152.

 D. L. Sayers, ‘The Meaning of Heaven and Hell’, in Introductory Papers on Dante (London: Methuen; New York: Barnes & Noble, 1969), pp.44-72.

 

Allegory

 R. Hollander, Allegory in Dante’s ‘Commedia’ (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969); especially chapter 1: ‘The Allegory of the Commedia’, pp.15-56.

 C. S. Singleton, ‘Allegory’, in Essays on Dante, edited by M. Musa (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1964), pp. 48-75.

  Politics

 C. T. Davis, ‘Dante and the Empire’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 67-79.

 A. P. D’Entrèves, Dante as a Political Thinker (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952).

S. Farnell, The Political Ideas of the ‘Divine Comedy’: An Introduction (Lanham, New York & London: University Press of America, 1985).

 J. M. Ferrante, The Political Vision of the ‘Divine Comedy’ (Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press, 1984); especially chapter 3: ‘The Corrupt Society: Hell’, pp. 132-197.

 J. M. Ferrante, ‘Dante and Politics’, in Dante: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by A. A. Iannucci (Toronto, Buffalo & London: University of Toronto Press, 1997), pp.181-194.

 O. Holmes, ‘Dante and the Popes’, in The World of Dante: Essays on Dante and his Times, edited by C. Grayson (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980), pp. 18-43.

 U. Limentani, ‘Dante’s Political Thought’, in The Mind of Dante, edited by U. Limentani (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965), pp. 113-137.

 J. M. Najemy, ‘Dante and Florence’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 80-99.

 Dante and Governance, edited by J. Woodhouse (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997).

 The Classical Past

 K. Brownlee, ‘Dante and the Classical Poets’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 100-119.

 Dante e la ‘bella scola’ della poesia: Autorità e sfida poetica, edited by A. A. Iannucci (Ravenna: Longo, 1993).

 The Poetry of Allusion: Virgil and Ovid in Dante’s ‘Commedia’, edited by R. Jacoff & J. Schnapp (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991).

 L. Minio-Paluello, ‘Dante’s Reading of Aristotle’, in The World of Dante: Essays on Dante and his Times, edited by C. Grayson (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980), pp. 61-80.

 M. Picone, ‘Dante and the Classics’, in Dante: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by A. A. Iannucci (Toronto, Buffalo & London: University of Toronto Press, 1997), pp.51-73.

 

Virgil

 T. Barolini, Dante’s Poets: Textuality and Truth in the ‘Comedy’ (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1984), pp.201-256.

 R. Hollander, Il Virgilio dantesco: Tragedia nella ‘Commedia’ (Florence: Olschki, 1983).

 M. Putnam, ‘Virgil’s Inferno’, in The Poetry of Allusion: Virgil and Ovid in Dante’s ‘Commedia’, edited by R. Jacoff & J. Schnapp (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991), pp. 94-112.

  Poetics

 Z. G. Barański, ‘The Poetics of Meter: Terza rima, ‘Canto’, ‘Canzon’, ‘Cantica’, in Dante Now: Current Trends in Dante Studies, edited by T. Cachey (London and Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1995).

 ‘Libri poetarum in quattuor species dividuntur’: Essays on Dante and ‘Genre’, edited by Z. G. Barański, Supplement to The Italianist, 15 (1995).

 Z. G. Barański, ‘Dante and Medieval Poetics’, in Dante: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by A. A. Iannucci (Toronto, Buffalo & London: University of Toronto Press, 1997), pp. 3-22.

 

  1. H. Gilbert, ‘Dante’s 100 Cantos’, in American Critical Essays on the ‘Divine Comedy’, edited by R. J. Clements (New York: New York University Press, 1967), pp. 17-25.

 

  1. Tatlock, ‘Terza rima’, in American Critical Essays on the ‘Divine Comedy’, edited by R. J. Clements (New York: New York University Press, 1967), pp. 26-36.

 

 

  1. Purgatorio

 

Armour, P. Dante’s Griffin and the History of the World: A Study of the Earthly Paradise (Purgatorio Cantos XXIX-XXXIII) (Oxford: Clarendon, 1989)

 

Auerbach, E. ‘Figura’, in Scenes from the Drama of European Literature (Translated by R. Manheim. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984)

 

Baranski, Z.G. ‘Dante’s Three Reflective Dreams’, Quaderni d’Italianistica 10 (1989), 213-36 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Barnes, J. ‘Vestiges of the Liturgy in Dante’s Verse’, in Dante and the Middle Ages, edited by J.C. Barnes and C. O’Cuilleanáin (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1995)

 

Barolini, T. ‘Dante and the Lyric Past’, in Jacoff, R. (ed) The Cambridge Companion to Dante (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp 14-33

 

Durling, R.M. ‘Body and Flesh in the Purgatorio’, in Barolini, T. and Storey, W (ed) Dante for the New Millenium (New York: Fordham University Press, 2003)

 

Ferrante, J.M. The Political Vision of the ‘Divine Comedy’ (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984)

 

Gragnolati, M. ‘From Plurality to (Near) Unicity of Forms: Embryology in Purgatorio XXV, in Dante for the New Millenium, pp. 192-210

 

Hawkins, P. S. ‘Watching Matelda’, in Dante’s Testaments: Essays in Scriptural Imagination (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999), pp. 159-179

 

Hollander, R. ‘Purgatorio II: Cato’s Rebuke and Dante’s scoglio’, Italica 52 (1975), 348-63

 

Hollander, R. ‘Dante’s Commedia and the Classical Tradition: The Case of Virgil’, in Di Scipio, G. and Scaglione, A (eds) The ‘Divine Comedy’ and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1988), pp. 15-26

 

Hollander, R. ‘Dante’s “dolce stil novo” and the Comedy’, in M. Picone and T. Crivelli (eds), Dante: Mito e poesia. Atti del secondo Seminario dantesco internazionale (Monte Verità, Ascona, 23-37 giugno 1997) (Florence: Cesati, 1999)

 

Honess, C. ‘Dante and Political Poetry in the Vernacular’, Journal of the Institute of Romance Studies 6 (1998), 21-42

 

Jacoff, R. ‘“Our Bodies, Our Selves”: The Body in the Commedia’, in Stewart, D. E. and Cornish, A., Sparks and Seeds: Medieval Literature and Its Afterlife: Essays in Honor of John Freccero (Turnhout: Brepols, 2000), pp. 119-37

 

Lectura Dantis Virginiana: Dante’s Divine Comedy. Introductory Readings: Purgatorio (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1993)

 

Le Goff, J. The Birth of Purgatory, trans. by Goldhammer, A. (London: Scolar Press, 1984)

 

Morgan, A. Dante and the Medieval Other World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990)

 

Pertile, L. ‘La puttana e il gigante (Purgatorio XXXII, 148-60)’, in Baranski, Z.G. (ed) International Dante Seminar 1994, ed. by (Florence: Le Lettere, 1997), pp. 243-72

 

Ryan, C.J. ‘Virgil’s Wisdom in the Divine Comedy’, Medievalia et humanistica 11 (1982), 1-38 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Scott, J.A. Dante’s Political Purgatory (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996)

 

Singleton, C. S. Dante Studies II: Journey to Beatrice (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1957)

 

 Paradiso

S. Botterill, ‘Quae non licet homini loqui: the ineffability of mystical experience in Paradiso and the Epistle to Cangrande’, Modern Language Review, 83 (1988), 332-41

 C. Cahill, ‘The Limitations of difference in Paradiso XIII’s two arts: Reason and poetry’, Dante Studies 114 (1996), 245-70

 A.M. Chiavacci Leonardi, Lettura del Paradiso dantesco (Florence: Sansoni, 1963)

 A.M. Chiavacci Leonardi, ‘Il Paradiso di Dante: l’ardore del desiderio’, Letture Classensi, 27 (1998), pp.101-2 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 04/11/2020) 

 D. Gibbons, ‘Alimentary metaphors in Dante’s Paradiso’, Modern Language Review 96 (2001), 693-706

 N. Havely, ‘The blood of the Apostles: Dante, the Franciscans and Pope John XXII’, Italian Studies, 52 (1997), 38-50

 C. E. Honess, ‘Expressing the Inexpressible: The Theme of Communication in the Heaven of Mars’, Lectura Dantis, 14-15 (1994), 42-60 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 04/11/2020) 

 R. Kirkpatrick, Dante’s Paradiso and the Limitations of Modern Criticism A Study of Style and Poetic Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978)

 A. Meekins, ‘Reflecting on the divine: Notes on Dante’s Heaven of the Sun’, The Italianist, 18 (1998), 28-70

 C. Moevs, The Metaphysics of Dante’s ‘Comedy’ (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005)

 M. Pazzaglia, ‘Beatrice nella Vita nuova e nella Commedia’, Letture Classensi, 25 (1996), 21-38 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 04/11/2020) 

 J. T. Schnapp, The Transfiguration of History at the Center of Dante’s Paradise (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986)

 

 General works on Dante

 T. G. Bergin, An Approach to Dante (London: Bodley Head, 1965)

 T. G. Bergin, Perspectives on the Divine Comedy (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1967)

 A. M. Chiavacci, Dante Alighieri (Milan: Edizioni San Paolo, 2001)

 K. Foster, God’s Tree (London: Blackfriars, 1957)

 K. Foster, The Two Dantes (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1977)

 P. S. Hawkins, Dante: A Brief History (Malden MA: Blackwell, 2006)

R. Hollander, Dante Alighieri (Rome: Editalia, 2000).

 O. Holmes, Dante (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980)

 G. Inglese, Dante: Guida alla ‘Divina Commedia’ (Rome: Carocci, 2001)

 R. Kirkpatrick, Dante: ‘The Divine Comedy’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987)

L. Pertile, ‘Dante’, in The Cambridge History of Italian Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), pp. 39-69

 J. Scott, Understanding Dante (Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 2004)

 C. S. Singleton, Companion to the Divine Comedy (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1997)

  Collections of Essays on General Topics

 J. C. Barnes and J. Petrie (eds), Word and Drama in Dante (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1993)

J. C. Barnes and C. Ó Cuilleanáin (eds), Dante and the Middle Ages: Literary and Historical Essays (Dublin: Irish Academic Pres,, 1995)

 T. Barolini and H. Wayne Storey (eds), Dante for the New Millennium (New York: Fordham University Press, 2003)

 T.G. Bergin (ed.), From Time to Eternity: Essays on Dante’s Divine Comedy (New Haven: Yale U.P., 1967)

 T. J. Cachey (ed.), Dante Now: Current Trends in Dante Studies (Notre Dame and London: Notre Dame University Press, 1995)

 A. Iannucci (ed.), Dante Contemporary Perspectives (Toronto: Toronto University Press, 1997)

 Lansing (ed.), Dante, the Critical Complex (New York: Routledge, 2003)

 Limentani (ed.), The mind of Dante (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1965)

Montemaggi, V. and Treherne, M. (eds), Dante's 'Commedia': Theology as Poetry (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010) 

P. Nolan (ed.), Dante Soundings: Eight Literary and Historical Essays (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1987)

 

More specialised studies of Dante

E. Auerbach, Dante, poet of the secular world (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1961)

 Z. G. Barański, ‘Sole nuovo, luce nuova’: Saggi sul rinnovamento culturale in Dante (Turin: Scriptorium, 1996)

Z. G. Barański, Dante e i segni: saggi per una storia intellettuale di Dante (Naples: Liguori, 2000)

 T. Barolini, The Undivine Comedy: Detheologizing Dante (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992)

 

Boyde, P. Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante’s ‘Comedy’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000) [ISBN 052166067X].

 

Boyde, P. Perception and Passion in Dante’s ‘Comedy’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

J. Freccero, Dante, the Poetics of Conversion, edited by R. Jacoff (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1986)

 M. Gragnolati, Experiencing the Afterlife: Soul and Body in Dante and Medieval Culture (Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 2005)

 G. Mazzotta, Dante, Poet of the Desert: History and Allegory in the Divine Comedy (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979)

 G. Mazzotta, ‘Why did Dante write the Comedy? Why and how do we read it? The poet and the critics’, in Dante Now, pp. 63-82

 L. Pertile, La punta del disio: semantica del desiderio nella ‘Commedia’ (Florence: Cadmo, 2005)

 C. S. Singleton, Dante’s ‘Commedia’, Elements of Structure (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1954)

 C. S. Singleton, Journey to Beatrice (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1958)

Politics and Contemporary History 

C. T. Davis, Dante’s Italy and other essays (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984)

 J. M. Ferrante, The Political Vision of the ‘Divine Comedy’ (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1984)

C. E. Honess, ‘Feminine Virtues and Florentine Vices: Citizenship and Morality in Paradiso XV-XVII’, in Dante and Governance, pp. 102-20

 C. E. Honess, From Florence to the Heavenly City: The Poetry of Citizenship in Dante (Oxford: Legenda, 2006)

 E. H. Kantorowicz ‘Dante’s Two Suns’, in Selected Studies, (Locust Valley NY: Augustin, 1965), pp.325-29

 C. Keen, Dante and the City (Stroud: Tempus, 2003)

 C. Keen, ‘The Language of Exile in Dante’, in Current Trends in Dante Studies, ed. by C. E. Honess, Reading Medieval Studies, 27 (2001), 79-102

 G. Muresu (ed.), Dante Politico (Turin: Paravia, 1979)

 J.  Woodhouse (ed.), Dante and Governance (Clarendon Press, 1997)

  

  1. Dante and Poetry (Classical and Medieval)

 J. C. Barnes and J. Petrie (eds), Dante and his Literary Precursors: Twelve Essays (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007)

 T. Barolini, Dante’s Poets: Textuality and Truth in the Comedy (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1984)

 T. Barolini, ‘Dante and the Lyric Past’, in The Cambridge Companion to Dante, pp. 14-34

 T. Barolini, Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture (New York: Fordham University Press, 2006)

 P. Dronke, Dante and Medieval Latin Traditions (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986)

 C. Kleinhenz, ‘Dante and the art of Citation’ in Dante Now, pp. 43-62

 R. Jacoff and J. T. Schnapp (eds), The poetry of Allusion: Virgil and Ovid in Dante’s ‘Commedia’ (Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 1991)

 J. A. Mazzeo, Medieval Cultural Tradition in Dante’s ‘Comedy’ (Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1960)

 A. Morgan, Dante and the Medieval Other World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990)

 G. Padoan, Il pio Enea, l’empio Ulisse tradizione classica e intendimento medievale in Dante (Ravenna: Longo, 1977)

 Structure, style, genre and poetic practice

 Z. G. Barański (ed.) "Libri poetarum in quattuor species dividuntur" essays on Dante and "genre", supplement to The Italianist, 15 (1995)

 Z. G. Barański, ‘The poetics of meter: terza rima, "canto", "canzon", "cantica"‘, in Dante Now, pp. 3-42

 Z. G. Barański, ‘Dante and Medieval Poetics’, in Dante Now, pp. 3-22

 Z. G. Barański, ‘"Significar per verba": notes on Dante and plurilingualism’, The Italianist, 6 (1986), pp.5-18

 S. Botterill, ‘Dante’s poetics of the sacred word’, Philosophy and Literature, 20 (1996), pp.154-62

 D. Gibbons, Metaphor in Dante (Oxford: European Humanities Research Centre, 2002)

 R. Hollander, Allegory in Dante’s ‘Commedia’ (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969)

 C. H. Lansing, From Image to Idea. A Study of the Simile in Dante’s ‘Commedia’ (Ravenna: Longo, 1977)

 J. A. Mazzeo, Structure and Thought in the ‘Paradiso’ (Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1958)

 L. Pertile, ‘ “L’antica fiamma”: metamorfosi del fuoco nella Commedia di Dante’, The Italianist 11 (1991), 29-60

 L. Pertile, ‘Paradiso: A Drama of Desire’, in Word and Drama in Dante, pp. 143-80

 L. Pertile, ‘Dante’s Comedy beyond the Stilnovo’, Lectura Dantis, 13 (1993), 47-77 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 04/11/2020) 

D. Robey, Sound and Structure in the Divine Comedy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

 J. Tambling, Dante and Difference Writing in the Commedia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988)

 

 Religious tradition, theology and the Church

 G. Acquaviva and J. Petrie (eds), Dante and the Church: Literary and Historical Essays (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007)

 S. Botterill, Dante and the Mystical Tradition: Bernard of Clairvaux in the ‘Commedia’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994)

 A.C. Charity, Events and their Afterlife the Dialectics of Christian typology in the Bible and Dante (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1966)

 M. Cogan, The Design on the Wax The Structure of the ‘Divine Comedy’ and its Meaning (Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 1999)

Dante's Commedia: Theology as Poetry (V. Montemaggi and M. Treherne, eds) (Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 2010)

 N. Havely, Dante and the Franciscans: Poverty and the Papacy in the ‘Commedia’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)

 P.S. Hawkins, Dante’s Testaments Essays in Scriptural Imagination (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999)

 A. Iannucci, ‘Dante’s theological canon in the Commedia’, Italian Quarterly, 37 (2000), 51-56

V.  Montemaggi, Reading Dante's Commedia as Theology: Divinity Realized in Human Encounter (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

Reviewing Dante's Theology (C. E. Honess and M. Treherne, eds), 2 vols, (Oxford, Peter Lang, 2013)

M. Treherne, Dante's Commedia and the Liturgical Imagination (Oxford, Peter Lang, 2020)

 

  1. Philosophy and Science

 P. Boyde, Dante, philomythes and philosopher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981)

 P. Boyde, Perception and Passion in Dante’s Comedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

 P. Boyde, Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante’s Comedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

 A. Cornish, Reading Dante’s Stars (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2000)

 E. Gilson, Dante the philosopher, trans. D. Moore (London: Sheed and Ward, 1948)

 S. Gilson, Medieval Optics and Theories of Light in the Works of Dante (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000)

 R. Kay, Dante’s Christian Astrology (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania University Press, 1994)

 G. Mazzotta, Dante’s Vision and the Circle of Knowledge (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993)

  Reference Works

Enciclopedia dantesca, edited by U. Bosco & G. Petrocchi, 6 vols (Rome: Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, 1970-78).

The Dante Encyclopedia, edited by R. Lansing (New York: Garland, 2000).

 

This list was last updated on 21/09/2020