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Poet, Philosopher (1265 — 14-Sep-1321)


William Anderson. Dante the Maker. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1980. 497pp.

Amiri Baraka (as Leroi Jones). The System of Dante's Hell. New York: Grove Press. 1965.

Michele Barbi. Translated by Paul G. Ruggiers (from Italian). Life of Dante. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1954. 132pp.

Stephen Bemrose. A New Life of Dante. University of Exeter Press. 2000. 272pp.

Thomas G. Bergin. An Approach to Dante. London: The Bodley Head. 1965. 326pp.

Thomas Caldecott Chubb. Dante and His World. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co.. 1966. 831pp.

Benedetto Croce. Translated by Douglas Ainslie (from Italian). The Poetry of Dante. London: George Allen and Unwin. 1922. 313pp.

Charles H. Grandgent. Dante. New York: Duffield & Company. 1916. 397pp.

Charles H. Grandgent. The Ladies of Dante's Lyrics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1917. 181pp.

Charles Hall Grandgent. The Power of Dante. Boston, MA: Marshall Jones Co.. 1918. 248pp. Eight lectures.

Suzanne C. Hagedorn. Abandoned Women: Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer. University of Michigan Press. 2004. 220pp.

Robert Hollander. Dante: A Life in Works. Yale University Press. 2001. 222pp.

Gertrude Leigh. New Light on the Youth of Dante: The Course of Dante's Life Prior to 1290. London: Faber and Faber. 1929. 278pp.

James Miller (editor). Dante & the Unorthodox: The Aesthetics of Transgression. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 2005. 566pp.

Ricardo J. Quinones. Dante Alighieri. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1979. 212pp.

Harriet Rubin. Dante in Love: The World's Greatest Poem and How It Made History. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2004. 274pp.

Richard Allen Shoaf. Dante, Chaucer, and the Currency of the Word: Money, Images, and Reference in Late Medieval Poetry. Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books. 1983. 312pp.

Paget J. Toynbee. Dante Alighieri. 1902. 244pp. 2nd in 1902, 3rd in 1905, 5th in 1910, 6th in 1924.

Paget J. Toynbee. Dante Studies and Researches. London: Methuen & Co.. 1902. 359pp.

Gerald G. Walsh. Dante Alighieri: Citizen of Christendom. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company. 1946. 183pp.

Mary Bradford Whiting. Dante: The Man and the Poet. Cambridge, England: W. Heffer & Sons. 1922. 190pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.383)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.62)

  9. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.210-12)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.250)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.134)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.64)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.154)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.199-202)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.135)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.61)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.124)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.34)

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