Convivio Through the Decades
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Lucy Ann Vallera Luhan
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-12 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Lucy relates her Italian family’s experiences and traditions, especially those centered on food and the family dinner table. Her insight as an Italian-American helps us understand the true importance of genuine food culture. She takes a look at America, the most health conscious nation in the world, as it struggles
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: John Took
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-07 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

An authoritative and comprehensive intellectual biography of the author of the Divine ComedyFor all that has been written about the author of the Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) remains the best guide to his own life and work. Dante's writings are therefore never far away in this authoritative and comprehensive
A South African Convivio with Dante
Language: en
Authors: Sonia Fanucchi, Anita Virga
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-07 - Publisher: Firenze University Press

This book offers a collection of South African university students’ written responses to the Commedia and scholars’ commentary on them. The students’ collection includes writings of all genres and subjects: prose, poetry, personal reflection, dialogue, non-fiction based on the first two cantiche of the Commedia. Some are autobiographical and others
The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 732
Authors: George Thomas Kurian, James D. Smith, III
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-16 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Covering 2,000 years, this two-volume set is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this encyclopedia includes more than 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and
Shakespeare, Alchemy and the Creative Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Margaret Healy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Healy demonstrates how Renaissance alchemy shaped Shakespeare's bawdy but spiritual sonnets, transforming our understanding of Shakespeare's art and beliefs.