By ClaireE. Honess

Dante's political suggestion has lengthy constituted a big niche for Dante stories, but the poet's political opinions have characteristically been thought of a self-contained quarter of analysis and seen in isolation from the poet's different matters. hence, the symbolic and poetic values which Dante attaches to political constructions were principally missed or marginalised by means of Dante feedback. This omission is addressed the following by way of Claire Honess, whose examine of Dante's poetry of citizenship makes a speciality of extra primary concerns, similar to the connection among the person and the group, the query of what it potential to be a citizen, and exceptionally the best way notions of towns and citizenship input the imagery and constitution of the Commedia.

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