CliffsNotes on Dante's Divine Comedy-I Inferno

CliffsNotes on Dante's Divine Comedy-I Inferno

by Nikki Moustaki, James L. Roberts

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on Divine Comedy: Inferno takes you deep inside Dante's vision of Hell, the first installment in his three-poem epic.

Following the spiritual journey of Dante and his guide Virgil, this expert study companion provides summaries, commentaries, and glossaries related to each canto within the poem. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the poet and the poem
  • Introduction to the poem's structure, allegory, symbols, and more
  • Critical essays that explore deeper meanings within this challenging work
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics and practice projects
  • A Resource Center full of books, translations, and Internet resources

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764586545
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Series: Cliffs Notes Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 467,152
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

NIKKI MOUSTAKI holds an M.A. in English and American Literature from New York University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana.

A Fullbright scholar at the University of Vienna, JAMES L. ROBERTS was Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He taught extensively at major universities throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Poet.

Introduction to the Poem.

Critical Commentaries.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.


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