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metaphysics of reading underlying Dante"s Commedia.

Paul Arvisu Dumol

metaphysics of reading underlying Dante"s Commedia.

by Paul Arvisu Dumol

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Published in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321.,
  • Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination71 leaves.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19878031M

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.   While the text itself isn't difficult if you're used to some level of poetry it is going to be the various allusions, references to historical figures and other writing that had far more relevance in Dante's time, and understanding some of subtext.

    A few years back I reviewed for Commonweal a fine collection of essays on Dante of the essays in Dante's Commedia: Theology as Poetry spoke of Dante's debt to Neoplatonic metaphysics and said. This is an ontology of the "image" or "icon," in which the sensible cosmos is viewed as a likeness of the intelligible reality that is its source. Get this from a library! Reading Dante's Commedia as theology: divinity realized in human encounter. [Vittorio Montemaggi] -- "Dante's Commedia compels readers to confront the mystery of their existence, to seek understanding of their relationship to the living conscious reality from which all possible experience arises. By.

    "The Epic Character of the Divina Commedia and the Function of Dante's Three Guides," in Italica 56 () Contributions "The Metaphysics of the Commedia," in The Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences, edited by G. Di Scipio and A. Scaglione (Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing, ). The best and most eloquent introduction to Dante for our time. Prue Shaw is one of the world's foremost authorities on Dante. Written with the general reader in mind, Reading Dante brings her knowledge to bear in an accessible yet expert introduction to his great poem. This is far more than an exegesis of Dante’s three-part Commedia. Shaw communicates the imaginative power, the linguistic /5(2).


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The Metaphysics of Reading Underlying Dante's «Commedia»: The Ingegno (Studies in the Humanities). Get this from a library. The metaphysics of reading underlying Dante's Commedia: the ingegno. [Paul Arvisu Dumol] -- In Dante's Commedia, Beatrice informs Dante that the souls he sees in the sphere of the moon do not actually inhabit it.

They are in the lowest celestial sphere as a sign of the rank they occupy in. The Metaphysics of Dante's "Comedy" is a remarkable book and a major contribution to our understanding of the Commedia."--Warren Ginsberg, Sepculum "Christian Moevs has written a work of astonishing audacity profound learning, lucid style, and acute critical by:   Dante's Commedia compels readers to confront the mystery of their existence, to seek understanding of their relationship to the living conscious reality from which all possible experience arises.

By pursuing these lines of inquiry, says Vittorio Montemaggi, readers can reach an ultimate reality that Dante calls love. Montemaggi offers a detailed theological reading of the Commedia, examining Cited by: 2.

No serious student of Dante can afford to ignore this book." —Renaissance Quarterly "Christian Moevs's Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy is a brilliant book. From beginning to end Moevs compels us to rethink Dante's poem. The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy is a remarkable book and a major contribution to our understanding of : Christian Moevs.

The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy Christian Moevs AAR Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion. In this book Christian Moevs offers the first sustained treatment of the metaphysical picture that grounds and motivates the Comedy, and of the relation between those metaphysics and Dante's argues that for Dante--in radical divergence from the modern view--the world of space.

The Metaphysics of Dante's "Comedy" is a remarkable book and a major contribution to our understanding of the Commedia."--Warren Ginsberg, Sepculum "Christian Moevs has written a work of astonishing audacity profound learning, lucid style, and acute critical s: 5.

Dante's Commedia compels readers to confront the mystery of their existence, to seek understanding of their relationship to the living conscious reality from which all possible experience arises. By pursuing these lines of inquiry, says Vittorio Montemaggi, readers can reach an ultimate reality that Dante.

Dante's metaphysics--his understanding of reality--is very different from our own. To present Dante's ideas about the cosmos, or God, or salvation, or history, or poetry within the context of post-Enlightenment presuppositions, as is usually done, is thus to.

The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy by Christian Moevs () Considered by some as a dangerous book, Moevs’s study is elegantly clear prose that expresses the most complex ideas.

Magnifying the mystical and metaphysical side of Dante, Moevs tries to resolve the. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Moevs, Christian. Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy. New York: Oxford University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Dante Alighieri: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

Despite the book’s many achievements, I want to register some hesitation regarding an operative assumption that lingers in the background of the argument. Stern often advances his thesis regarding Dante’s philosophy as a way of life at the expense of an accurate representation of medieval theology and metaphysics.

His purpose is nothing less than to compel his readers to take Dante's metaphysics seriously, and his underlying claim is that, in order to do so, they must begin by dismantling the familiar structures that have supported readings of the Commedia for many years now, and learn instead to read the poem's unique fusion of poetics and doctrine in.

Dante's metaphysics — his understanding of reality — is very different from our own. To present Dante's ideas about the cosmos, or God, or salvation, or history, or poetry within the context of post-Enlightenment presuppositions, as is usually done, is thus to capture only imperfectly the essence of those ideas.

This book argues that the recovery of Dante's metaphysics is essential if we. The best and most eloquent introduction to Dante for our time. Prue Shaw is one of the world's foremost authorities on Dante. Written with the general reader in mind, Reading Dante brings her knowledge to bear in an accessible yet expert introduction to his great poem.

This is far more than an exegesis of Dante’s three-part communicates the imaginative power, the linguistic Reviews: The recovery of Dante's metaphysics - which are very different from our own - is essential, argues Christian Moevs, if we are to resolve what has been called "the central problem in the interpretation of the Comedy."That problem is what to make of the Comedy's claim to the status of revelation, vision, or experiential record - as something more than imaginative literature.

The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy Christian Moevs Thomas Aquinas said of allegory that it is useful both to present spiritual truths to those accustomed to thinking only in the terms of sensual reality and, simultaneously, to hide them from the unworthy (St. Buy a cheap copy of Inferno book by Dante Alighieri.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The recovery of Dante's metaphysics - which are very dif /5(17). Dante's image invites the fourteenth-century reader, Ahern claims, to unify his or her reading of the Commedia by binding the many quires in which the Commedia first circulated into a single volume.5 Yet the significance of Dante's vision of the cosmos as book runs much deeper than these analyses would suggest.

In the first place, for every. Vittorio Montemaggi offers a detailed theological reading of Dante's Commedia, examining the theme of human interaction, both as it is represented in the poem-the narrator Dante's interaction with other characters-and by the relationship between author and reader.

A Must Read for Dante Fans When approaching Dante’s Divine Comedy, or the Commedia, there is no shortage of secondary literature to appeal to. From CliffsNotes to the academically impenetrable. Giuseppe Mazzotta’s Reading Dante exists somewhere well within the academic, it was published by Yale UP after all, but manages to remain accessible and pleasurable at /5(9).Dante’s Commedia: Theology as Poetry • edited by Vittorio Montemaggi and Matthew Treherne VOLUME 10 Petrarch and Dante: Anti-Dantism, Metaphysics, Tradition • edited by Zygmunt G.

Baran´ski and Theodore J. Cachey, Jr. VOLUME 9 The Ancient Flame: Dante and the Poets • Winthrop Wetherbee VOLUME 8 Accounting for Dante: Urban Readers.