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Human vices and human worth in Dante"s Comedy Patrick Boyde. by Patrick Boyde

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English


  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Ethics,
  • Vices in literature,
  • Virtues in literature,
  • Ethics in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index.

LC ClassificationsPQ4414 .B69 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6779323M
ISBN 10052166067X
LC Control Number00023737

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