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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]
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Londonderry-born Neil brings the Divine Comedy back to Scotland for a show at Glasgow's Queen Margaret Union on Sunday.
The Divine Comedy released Regeneration in March, when Hannon also changed his image.
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.
For this tos ur, the Divine Comedy is just Hannon, a grand piano and a guitar.
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.
For example, immediately after exploring her father's response to his rejection she launches into a long discussion of Virgil's role in The Divine Comedy in order to begin an exploration of what it means to be a secular Jew.
In the first chapter, titled "Approaches to The Divine Comedy," Kirkpatrick examines how Dante began to shape the Comedy, the progression of his attitudes as he conceived its form and function, and how certain qualities might produce a poem that could occupy his reader in a life-changing experience.
In 1865, four dignitaries from Cambridge, Massachusetts formed The Dante Club for the purpose of translating The Divine Comedy from classical Italian to English.
Just in the last few mouths we've had Alison Milbank's historical study Dante and the Victorians, Marianne Shapiro's Dante and the Knot of Body and Soul, Marc Cogan's superb Design in the Wax: The Structure of the Divine Comedy and Its Meaning, and a thin paperback entitled Dante for Beginners.
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.
The Divine Comedy culminates a process whereby Dante mastered a great deal of knowledge that was transmitted through literature, originally written in Latin or translated from Greek into Latin, and including the works of Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, and Virgil, as well as the church fathers, Thomas Aquinas, and the medieval mystics.
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.