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A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's «Inferno»

Second Printing

by Rodney J. Payton (Author)
©1998 Others XII, 264 Pages
Series: American University Studies , Volume 191

Summary

This book is a thorough introduction to the Inferno for today's reader. It is based on Professor Payton's many years of reading Dante's masterpiece with university undergraduates and upon the work of the very best modern critics. The Guide can be used alone as a critical aid or as a reference work for further research.

Details

Pages
XII, 264
Year
1998
ISBN (PDF)
9781453909683
DOI
10.3726/978-1-4539-0968-3
Language
English
Publication date
1993 (February)
Keywords
inferno critical aid dante modern critics masterpiece critics research
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien, 1992, 1998. XII, 264 pp.

Biographical notes

Rodney J. Payton (Author)

The Author: Rodney Payton is Professor of Liberal Studies, Western Washington University. He has an M.A. in history of music from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in history of culture from the University of Chicago. He has contributed papers on the history of art and music, historiography and literary criticism. With Ulrich Mammitzsch, he has prepared a new translation of Johan Huizinga's Autumn of the Middle Ages which is forthcoming.

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Title: A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's «Inferno»