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Dante and the Orient

by Brenda Deen Schildgen

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Orient
    • Subjects:
    • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.,
    • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Knowledge -- Orient.,
    • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Knowledge -- Geography.,
    • Geography in literature.,
    • Pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.,
    • Orient -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-153) and index.

      StatementBrenda Deen Schildgen.
      SeriesIllinois medieval studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ4432.O74 S35 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[xiii], 160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3938528M
      ISBN 100252027132
      LC Control Number2001003855

      Topics or themes in the book, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, include sexuality, discrimination, family dynamics, and Mexican American heritage. Asked by Minerva C # Answered by jill d # on 10/25/ PM View All Answers.   The book is concerned almost exclusively with the Commedia, using De Monarchia for evidence of Dante's political views. In Edward Said's Orientalism (New York, Vintage Books, ) Dante forms a `bridge between Antiquity and Modernity' (p. 69), his depiction of the `the Orient' characteristic of a Western tradition of exoticising alterity.

      XXVII Dante's Sleep upon the Stairway, and his Dream of Leah.-Arrival at the Terrestrial Paradise XXVIII The Terrestrial Paradise.-The River Lethe-Matilda XXIX The Triumph of the Church XXX Beatrice XXXI Reproaches of Beatrice and Confession of Dante.-The Passage of Lethe XXXII The Tree of Knowledge XXXIII The River. Orient is a compelling novel of tragic suspense. Bollen has a gift for tightly drawn characters and an ominous sense of place. A. M. Homes. The writer keeps us guessing about the perpetrator(s) behind the murders until the last chapter, but it is the placement of the story in such a well-detailed, realistic environment that separates Orient from most other books in the genre.

      It is a story of Dante's journey through life to salvation. It begins when Dante is halfway through his life — 35 years old, half of the biblical three score and ten — and he has lost his way. When Dante speaks of having strayed from the right path, the reader should not assume that Dante has committed any specific sin or crime. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Dante e l'oriente Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.


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