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"You will not find a finer introduction to the genius of Dante and his Divine Comedy than Wilson's book."---The Wichita Eagle
 
Fueled by a lifetime obsession with Dante, acclaimed novelist and biographer A. N. Wilson tells the astonishing story of the poets life and passions. He shows how the political turmoil of medieval Europe, the establishment of the modern banking system, and the rise of ancient philosophy informed Dantes epic masterpiece, and explains how Beatrice has influenced our attitudes toward love and sex. Written with remarkable dexterity and penetrating insight, Dante in Love is a brilliant and enchanting look at the life and loves of one of literatures towering figures, and a lively introduction to The Divine Comedy.

About the Author

A. N. Wilson is an award-winning biographer and a celebrated novelist. He is the author of The Elizabethans, Our Times, and After the Victorians, among others. He lives in North London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250013965
Author:
Wilson, A. N.
Publisher:
Picador USA
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
European - Italian
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes three 8-page bandw photo sectio
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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Biography » Literary
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Miscellaneous International Poetry
Fiction and Poetry » Classics » Italian Medieval and Renaissance
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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