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Dante commentaries eight studies of the Divine Comedy

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Published by Irish Academic Press for University College Dublin and the Italian Cultural Institute, Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by David Nolan.
ContributionsNolan, David., University College Dublin., Italian Cultural Institute (Dublin, Ireland)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4390
The Physical Object
Pagination184p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15174268M
ISBN 100716523205

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