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see Dante AlighieriDante Alighieri
, 1265–1321, Italian poet, b. Florence. Dante was the author of the Divine Comedy, one of the greatest of literary classics. Life
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Divine Comedy

Dante’s epic poem in three sections: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy]
See: Epic
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This is a very persuasive reading of the Divine Comedy, and Russo, who writes in a clear and sharp style, has to be eongratulated on her achievement.
Hannon, who fronts an eight-piece version of The Divine Comedy at Warwick Arts Centre on Sunday, followed that relaxed policy to create Victory for the Comic Muse Back home in Dublin after 2004's Absent Friends tour, he threw himself into a string of side projects.
In addition, this guide addresses some of the most often recurring questions that arise in a course on The Divine Comedy, such as, "Is this a true story?"; "Why did Dante write it?" and "What is The Divine Comedy?" In response to these curiosities, all students may depend upon a perfect regulation of explanation, for Kirkpatrick knows when to provide an answer and when to allow the students their own discovery.
Author, Matthew Pearl, has presented his top ten books for lovers of Dante, after researching the author of 'The Divine Comedy', for his latest novel.
Similarly pleasant, suggestive, and scholarly is Marguerite Chiarenza's essay entitled "Solomon's Song in the Divine Comedy" which justly connects allegorical love poetry to the idea of the resurrection of the body, from sensuality to contemplation.
In 1865, four dignitaries from Cambridge, Massachusetts formed The Dante Club for the purpose of translating The Divine Comedy from classical Italian to English.
Every used-book store in America has a dozen translations of the Divine Comedy, by everyone from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Dorothy Sayers to Mark Musa and Kathryn Lindskoog.
NEIL HANNON, singer and songwriter with The Divine Comedy, was at Brighton racecourse yesterday for the filming of the video for the single Gin Soaked Boy, to be released in October.
Dante's master work, The Divine Comedy, is said to bear comparison with the Gothic cathedral in that both are a compendium of medieval knowledge.
"I've Been to a Marvelous Party" generates suitably over-the-top techno for a Cowardesque narration, which Neil Hannon of the Divine Comedy nails with acerbic glee.
Comoedio is loosely inspired by medieval poet Dante Alighieri's work of the same name, known in English as The Divine Comedy. By tradition, Dante is considered the inventor of the Italian language, and he mentions three colors in his poem--red, green, and white--which are the colors of the Italian flag.
He had his greatest influence, however, on Dante, who imitated him and gave him a prominent place in the Purgatorio section of his The Divine Comedy as a model for the vernacular poet.