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Dante"s influence on American writers, 1776-1976

Joseph Chesley Mathews

Dante"s influence on American writers, 1776-1976

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Published by Published for the Dante Society of America by Griffon House Publications] in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Influence.,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Appreciation -- United States.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- Italian influences.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJ. Chesley Mathews, James J. Wilhelm, Glauco Cambon ; with foreword by Alessandro Cortese De Bosis, Lester Wolff, Mario Biaggi ; edited, with an introd. by Anne Paolucci.
    ContributionsWilhelm, James J., joint author., Cambon, Glauco, joint author., Dante Society of America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4385.U5 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4905255M
    ISBN 100918690026
    LC Control Number76052226


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Get this from a library. Dante's influence on American writers, [Joseph Chesley Mathews; James J Wilhelm; Glauco Cambon; Dante Society of America.]. In Dante’s Influence on American Writers (), p.

Discusses Dante’s influence on T. Eliot, who besides imitating Dante rhetorically projected much of Dante’s vision (ese. of the Inferno) upon modern life, and on Ezra Pound, who patterned his own modern epic, the Cantos, on a de-Christianized version of Dante’s.

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The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [diˈviːna komˈmɛːdja]) is a long Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c.

and completed ina year before his death in It is widely considered to be the pre-eminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the. “Dante’s Influence on American Writers ” In Dante: Beyond the Commedia, Wilmington, DE: Griffon, for Bagehot Council, Pearl, Matthew.

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Dante's work was unique in the late Middle Ages because he wrote in Italian, rather than Latin, which was only accessible to the. The Dante Club is a novel by Matthew Pearl that tells the story of various American poets translating The Divine Comedy in post-civil war Boston, who must also investigate murders being committed based on the punishments in the text, due to their desire to protect Dante's reputation and the fact that only they have the necessary expertise.

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Classical Rome continued to influence what we read throughout the 20th century, and the influence is still strong today. English writer P.G. Wodehouse filled his books with Latin references in the early 20th century. Ovid's influence is strong in T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land," and bits of Latin are present in Eliot's epic poem.

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Comedy. in terms of national politics and, by the early s, the Civil War. Given its relevance and popularity during the s—numerous books by or about Dante were published in the United States during this decade—the. Yale Book of American Verse. Selections from the Pantheon of American poets, including Bryant, Emerson, Longfellow and Lowell.

Kettell, Samuel, ed. Specimens of American Poetry. These selections from authors form the first major verse anthology in the United States.

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