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Divine Comedies By james sale
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‘...Without faith, There'd be no return, no embrace of light, No knowledge ever of what is real...’ Divine Comedies is a collection of intense lyrical poems on the themes of... More > Dante’s masterpiece: The Divine Comedy. In this collection, James Sale combines the lyricism and spirituality of his collections Inside the Whale and The Lyre Speaks True with the darker narratives of hell and psychological suffering. Meditative, concentrated, and transformative, his poetry engages in a modern way with the ancient concept of life-after-death and explores what this might mean in our increasingly secular world.< Less
The Works of John Galsworthy: The Complete Fortesyte Saga, A Modern Comedy & End of the Chapter By John Galsworthy
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This collection has the complete Fortesyte Chronicles: The Forsyte Saga: The Man of Property Interlude: Indian Summer of a Forsyte In Chancery Interlude: Awakening To Let On Forsyte Change A... More > Modern Comedy: The White Monkey Interlude: A Silent Wooing The Silver Spoon Interlude: Passers By Swan Song End of the Chapter: Maid In Waiting Flowering Wilderness Over the River< Less
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The Divine Comedy MMIX By walt sautter
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Yes! JC is back! "What would Jesus do?" That is the question that is to be answered. This time things are different. Hiring the help isn't as easy as it used to be. It's not that simple to... More > get good apostles these days! Political correctness and modern culture make things tough on the old messiah. Even the miracles have their problems. And, of course, his old nemesis is constantly popping up to make it even more difficult. The Divine Comedy MMIX Irreligious Humor in Five Acts< Less
A Comedy of Errors in Seven Acts By Old Fogy
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Divine Comedy (Volume II) By Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy describes Dante's journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio), and Paradise (Paradiso), guided first by the Roman poet Virgil and then by Beatrice, the subject of his... More > love and of another of his works, La Vita Nuova. While the vision of Hell, the Inferno, is vivid for modern readers, the theological niceties presented in the other books require a certain amount of patience and knowledge to appreciate. Purgatorio, the most lyrical and human of the three, also has the most poets in it; Paradiso, the most heavily theological, Furthermore, the word "comedy" in the classical sense refers to works which reflect belief in an ordered universe, in which events tended toward not only a happy or amusing ending but one influenced by a Providential will that orders all things to an ultimate good. By this meaning of the word, as Dante himself wrote in a letter to Cangrande I della Scala, the progression of the pilgrimage from Hell to Paradise and ends with the vision of God.< Less
Divine Comedy (Volume I) By Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy describes Dante's journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio), and Paradise (Paradiso), guided first by the Roman poet Virgil and then by Beatrice, the subject of his... More > love and of another of his works, La Vita Nuova. While the vision of Hell, the Inferno, is vivid for modern readers, the theological niceties presented in the other books require a certain amount of patience and knowledge to appreciate. Purgatorio, the most lyrical and human of the three, also has the most poets in it; Paradiso, the most heavily theological, has the most beautiful and ecstatic mystic passages in which Dante tries to describe what he confesses he is unable to convey (e.g., when Dante looks into the face of God: "all'alta fantasia qui mancò possa" — "at this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe," Paradiso, XXXIII, 142).With its seriousness of purpose, its literary stature and the range — both stylistically and subjectwise—of its content, the Comedy soon became a cornerstone in Italian..< Less
What Not: A Prophetic Comedy By Rose Macaulay
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay DBE (1 August 1881 – 30 October... More > 1958) was an English writer, most noted for her award-winning novel The Towers of Trebizond, about a small Anglo-Catholic group crossing Turkey by camel. The story is seen as a spiritual autobiography, reflecting her own changing and conflicting beliefs. Macaulay’s novels were partly-influenced by Virginia Woolf; she also wrote biographies and travelogues.Macaulay was born in Rugby, Warwickshire the daughter of George Campbell Macaulay, a Classical scholar, and his wife, Grace Mary (née Conybeare). Her father was descended in the male-line directly from the Macaulay family of Lewis. She was educated at Oxford High School for Girls and read Modern History at Somerville College at Oxford University. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Macaulay< Less
COMEDÌA / COMEDIE II Purgatorio / Purgatory By Dante Alighieri
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The second volume of Dante Aligieri's classical narrative poem in Leon Stephens' innovative bilingual edition. Italian text unique to this edition: spelling and minimal punctuation according to the... More > style of Mediaeval manuscripts, corrected by comparison with four modern editions by leading Italian Dante scholars. Notes to the Translation and Textual Notes.< Less
COMEDÌA / COMEDIE III Paradiso / Paradise By Dante Alighieri
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The third volume of Dante's monumental poem in Leon Stephens' innovative bilingual version. Italian text unique to this edition: spelling and minimal punctuation according to the style of Mediaeval... More > manuscripts, corrected by comparison with four modern editions by leading Italian Dante scholars. Notes to the Translation and Textual Notes< Less

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