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The Prince (Penguin Classics)
The Prince (Penguin Classics)
by Machiavelli
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Machiavelli's highly influential treatise on political power The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its advocacy of ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccoló Machiavelli drew on... (read more)

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Purgatorio #2: The Divine Comedy: Volume 2: Purgatory
Purgatorio #2: The Divine Comedy: Volume 2: Purgatory
by Dante
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Dante Alighieri was born in 1265. Considered Italy's greatest poet, this scion of a Florentine family mastered in the art of lyric poetry at an early age. His first major work is La Vita Nuova (1292) which is a tribute to Beatrice Portinari, the great... (read more)

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Inferno : New Verse Translation (02 - Old Edition)
Inferno : New Verse Translation (02 - Old Edition)
by Dante Alighieri
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Unlike every known translator before him, Michael Palma re-creates Dante's masterpiece in all its dimensions, without emphasizing some aspects over others, rendering into contemporary American English while maintaining Dante's original triple rhyme... (read more)

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The Book of the Courtier
The Book of the Courtier
by Castiglione
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‘The courtier has to imbue with grace his movements, his gestures, his way of doing things and in short, his every action’ In The Book of the Courtier (1528), Baldesar Castiglione, a diplomat and Papal Nuncio to Rome, sets out to define the... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradise (Penguin Classics)
The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradise (Penguin Classics)
by Dant Alighieri and Mark Musa (trans)
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The final volume in this brilliant translation destined to take its place among the great English versions of The Divine Comedy. In his translation of Paradise, Mark Musa exhibits the same sensitivity to language and knowledge of translation... (read more)

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Purgatorio (Bantam Classic)
Purgatorio (Bantam Classic)
by Dante
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The Prince (Bantam Classics)
The Prince (Bantam Classics)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
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Peter Constantine, winner of the PEN Translation Prize and a National Translation Award, has earned wide acclaim for his translation of The Undiscovered Chekhov and of the complete works of Isaac Babel, as well as for his Modern Library translations... (read more)

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Divine Comedy
Divine Comedy
by Dante
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Described as the "fifth gospel" because of its evangelical purpose, this spiritual autobiography creates a world in which reason and faith have transformed moral and social chaos into order. It is one of the most important works in the literature of... (read more)

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The Prince (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Prince (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
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As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political... (read more)

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The Decameron
The Decameron
by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Giovanni Boccaccio was born in Florence, Italy, in 1313, and he died there in 1375. His life thus coincided with the flowering of the early Renaissance and indeed his closest friend was Petrarch, the other towering literary figure of the period. During... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy, Volume 1: The Inferno (Penguin Hardcover Classics)
The Divine Comedy, Volume 1: The Inferno (Penguin Hardcover Classics)
by Dante Alighieri
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Mark Twain's great American masterpiece, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith The tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn conveyed the voice and... (read more)

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The Portable Machiavelli
The Portable Machiavelli
by Niccolo Machiavelli
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In the four and a half centuries since Machiavelli’s death, no single and unanimously accepted interpretation of his ideas has succeeded in imposing itself upon the lively debate over the meaning of his works. Yet there has never been any doubt... (read more)

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Paradiso (08 Edition)
Paradiso (08 Edition)
by Dante
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“A beautiful translation of the astonishing fourteenth-century poem. . . . The best on the market. . . . If you haven't read the Divine Comedy now is the time.” —The New Yorker “Paradiso . . . contains some of the most... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso
The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso
by Dante Alighieri and John Ciardi
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A stunning 3-in-1 deluxe edition of one of the great works of Western literature An epic masterpiece and a foundational work of the Western canon, The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide; his ascent of Mount... (read more)

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The Revolution of Cola Di Rienzo
The Revolution of Cola Di Rienzo
by Francesco Petrarca
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In Rome on May 20, 1347 Cola di Rienzo, a young visionary with a gift for oratory, overthrew the rule of the barons and the pope. Cola's revolution then attempted to restore the greatness of the medieval commune, revive the ancient Roman Republic, and... (read more)

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Foundation sacrifice in Dante's Commedia
Foundation sacrifice in Dante's Commedia
by Ricardo J Quinones
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Foundation Sacrifice in Dante's "Commedia" is the first book to take an anthropological approach to the Divine Comedy, applying it to a previously unexplored dimension of Dante's great poem. Ricardo Quinones examines foundation sacrifice&mdash... (read more)

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Divine Comedy (Translated By Clive James) (13 Edition)
Divine Comedy (Translated By Clive James) (13 Edition)
by Dante Alighieri
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is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's translation--decades in the making--gives us the entire epic as a single, coherent, and compulsively readable lyric poem. For the first time ever in an English translation, James makes the bold... (read more)

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Inferno
Inferno
by Dante
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Machiavelli (Brief Insight)
Machiavelli (Brief Insight)
by Quentin Skinner
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Niccolò Machiavelli taught that political leaders must be prepared to do evil deeds in order to ensure the general good of the state, and ever since his name has signified duplicity and immorality. But is his sinister reputation deserved? To answer... (read more)

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The prince--notes - Study Notes
The prince--notes - Study Notes
by Luisa Vergani
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Cliffs Test Preparation Guides help students prepare for and improve their performance on standardized tests ACT Preparation Guide CBEST Preparation Guide CLAST Preparation Guide ELM Review GMAT Preparation Guide GRE Preparation Guide LSAT Preparation... (read more)

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