Woman, earthly and divine, in the Comedy of Dante
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Woman, earthly and divine, in the Comedy of Dante by Marianne Shapiro

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Characters -- Women,
  • Women in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Marianne Shapiro.
SeriesStudies in Romance languages ;, 12, Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ;, 12.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4409.W8 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5437693M
ISBN 100813113113
LC Control Number73086407

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