The Dante Encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource that presents a systematic introduction to Dante's life and works and the cultural context in which his moral and intellectual imagination took shape.Dante as guide will remain at his disciplea#39;s side until the moment when Imperial awakens at the end of the poem with a copy of the Commedia in his ... The Seven Virtues are depicted in the Spanish poem not as Beatricea#39;s handmaidens but as beings important in and of themselves, not subservient to anyone else. ... This interpretation of the serpents is a compelling one because the entire thrust of the Dezir ... The final major Dantean nexus in Imperial focuses on the Celestial Rose.
|Title||:||The Dante Encyclopedia|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2011-02-11|