Originally Published In And Partly From Periodicals This Book Provides A Methodological Introduction To The Reading Of Dante S The Divine Comedy, With The Aim Of Removing The Confusion Surrounding Much Dantean Literature And Helping The Reader To Focus Attention On The Essential Qualities Of Dante S Work Croce performs his typical polemical arguments, but this book fills an important role in humanizing a literary figure who has become too much of a literary deity. Benedetto Croce was a major prolific Italian philosopher of the first half of the 20th century and a representative of idealism He was an authority in aesthetics, of which this book on Dante s poetry is an example I gave it 4 stars only because I haven t read it yet.
Italian philosopher and politician He wrote numerous topics including philosophy of history and aesthetics Raised in a very strict Catholic family Around the age of 18, he turned away from Catholicism and became an atheist, remaining so for the rest of his life After an earthquake in 1883, his parents and only sister were all killed, while he was buried for a very long time and barely survived
- 320 pages
- The Poetry of Dante.
- Benedetto Croce
- 26 July 2017 Benedetto Croce