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Dante and the Orient (Illinois Medieval Studies) ebook

by Brenda Deen Schildgen


Both her exploration of the medieval background and her detailed readings of Dante's texts are entirely original and unprecedented in the field.

Both her exploration of the medieval background and her detailed readings of Dante's texts are entirely original and unprecedented in the field. - Steven Botterill, author of Dante and the Mystical Tradition. Series: Illinois Medieval Studies. Hardcover: 184 pages. Publisher: University of Illinois Press (February 19, 2002).

Dante and the Orient (Illinois Medieval Studies). 0252027132 (ISBN13: 9780252027130).

Brenda Deen Schildgen. Dante and the Orient Illinois Medieval Monographs Illinois medieval studies (Том 7). Автор. Brenda Deen Schildgen. But Dante thwarts cartographical traditions and the conventions of the crusade narrative by substituting a metaphorical journey for a literal pilgrimage, thereby shifting the emphasis away from the material sight of scriptural places used in other crusade and pilgrimage narratives.

Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 20 November 2018.

Explore the latest publications in Medieval Studies, and find Medieval Studies experts. Brenda Deen Schildgen, Dante and the Orient. Illinois Medieval Studies

Explore the latest publications in Medieval Studies, and find Medieval Studies experts. Publications (24,153). Book synopsis: Provides a comprehensive survey of gender and medieval studies in one book A variety of approaches (.  . Illinois Medieval Studies. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2002. Pp. xv, 161; 6 black-and-white figures.

Find nearly any book by Brenda Deen Schildgen. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Divine Providence: A History: The Bible, Virgil, Orosius, Augustine, and Dante. by Brenda Deen Schildgen. ISBN 9781441112705 (978-1-4411-1270-5) Hardcover, Continuum, 2012.

Orient is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 358, up from 296 at the 2000 census. Orient is located in southern Franklin County at 37°55′8″N 88°58′34″W, 3. 1889°N 8. 7611°W (3. 18839, -8. 75973). It is 4 miles (6 km) northwest of West Frankfort.

The book itself is structured around a series of textual case studies, "geographically defined as material produced or disseminated in Wales, whether in Latin or Welsh" (xxv) in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries that focus in some way on the Orient. The introduction also provides a brief overview of medieval T-O maps and the manifestations of this concept in medieval historical and geographical understanding of the world.

Brenda Deen Schildgen," Speculum 79, no. 1 (Ja. 2004): 273-274. Artificial Paleography: Computational Approaches to Identifying Script Types in Medieval Manuscripts.

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His previous books include Dante's Testaments: Essays on Scriptural Imagination and The Poet's Dante . Brenda Deen Schildgen is Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis, USA.

His previous books include Dante's Testaments: Essays on Scriptural Imagination and The Poet's Dante: Twentieth Century Reflections

Probing Dante's knowledge of empirical geography, use of crusade rhetoric, and fascination with the world beyond European borders, Brenda Deen Schildgen offers an alluring new perspective on Dante's utopian imagination, political motivations, and literary intentions in the Commedia and other works.

In the meticulously researched Dante and the Orient, Schildgen argues that Dante's treatment of the East enabled him to use the rhetoric employed in crusade narratives and other travel literature to oppose the military and polemic goals of the Crusades and to plead for the reformation of both church and state.

Schildgen asserts Dante's knowledge of the East by detailing his grasp of empirical geography and mapmaking, which were consistent with the current theories of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. But Dante thwarts cartographical traditions and the conventions of the crusade narrative by substituting a metaphorical journey for a literal pilgrimage, thereby shifting the emphasis away from the material sight of scriptural places used in other crusade and pilgrimage narratives.

Blending sound historical research with innovative contemporary thought, Schildgen illustrates how Dante's unique adoption of crusade rhetoric grants him the role of prophet. Mindful of the lands beyond European bordersÐ-but without "orientalizing" or "exoticizing" themÐ-he questions the concept of salvation outside Christian lands and launches a fiery poetic missive at a crisis-ridden and decadent Latin world that does not live up to its proclaimed ideals. In Dante's keen regard for the East, its wonders become symbols for the grandeur of God and the beauty of the divine realm.

Dante and the Orient (Illinois Medieval Studies) ebook
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