Dante and the Mystical Tradition
Bernard of Clairvaux in the Commedia
Normal Price: $245.00
Your Price: $220.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $24.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.02 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Dante and the Mystical Tradition by Steven Botterill
Book DescriptionIn this study, Steven Botterill explores the intellectual relationship between the greatest poet of the fourteenth century, Dante, and the greatest spiritual writer of the twelfth century, Bernard of Clairvaux. Botterill analyses the narrative episode involving Bernard as a character in the closing cantos of the Paradiso, against the background of his medieval reputation as a contemplative mystic, devotee of Mary, and, above all, a preacher of outstanding eloquence. Botterill draws on a wide range of materials to establish and illustrate the connections between Bernard's reputation and his portrayal in Dante's poem. Botterill's fresh approach to the analysis of the whole episode will provoke the reader to re-evaluate the significance and implications of Bernard's presence in the Commedia.
Buy Dante and the Mystical Tradition book by Steven Botterill from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521434546
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-May-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Steven Botterill
Inferno, Paperback (March 2009)
Offers a bilingual text and features a translation of the canticle of "The Divine Comedy" by the translator of Virgil's "Aeneid" and Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey". This title includes Introduction and Notes by Anthony Oldcorn.
Dante and the Mystical Tradition, Paperback (November 2005)
Reinterpretation of the significance of the figure of St Bernard in Dante's Commedia.
Dante: De Vulgari Eloquentia, Paperback (September 2005)
The first Latin-English text of Dante's treatise on language, together with notes and introduction.
Music of the Middle Ages, Paperback (December 1984)» View all books by Steven Botterill
A unique history of the vast repertory of monophonic music of the Middle Ages.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dante and the Mystical Tradition book by Steven Botterill and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.