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The Human Comedy Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Human Comedy Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Human Comedy by William Saroyan. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character... More > Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Human Comedy.< Less
The Human Comedy 2017 By Stuart Matranga
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A young boy tries to convince an angel from destroying the city of London by telling her 32 of the world's greatest epic stories and proving that human beings can get better at being human. This... More > framing device is a fun and fascinating way to introduce world literature to middle school students. Among the carefully collected and condensed epics are Gilgamesh, The Iliad, The Odyssey, a few from the Bible, Beowulf, excerpts from The Canterbury Tales and The Divine Comedy, and other great epics from India, Africa, Arabia, China, Japan, America, and Europe. The language is accessible and the book is written by a middle school history and literature teacher.< Less
The Divine Comedy By DANTE ALIGHIERI
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The Divine Comedy begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become... More > the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity.< Less
The Comedies of Terence By Terence Casey
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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: Publius Terentius Afer (/təˈrɛnʃiəs,... More > -ʃəs/; c. 195/185 – c. 159? BC), better known in English as Terence (/ˈtɛrəns/), was a playwright of the Roman Republic, of North African descent. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170–160 BC. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him. Terence apparently died young, probably in Greece or on his way back to Rome. All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived.One famous quotation by Terence reads: "Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto", or "I am human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence< Less
The Divine Comedy By Dante Alighieri
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Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on... More > to the glorious realm of Paradise-the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. The Divine Comedy is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.< Less
A New Comedy of Trials and Errors By iliya Pavlovich PhD
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Our future will most certainly show a need for a chronicle of our times. This one little comedy will defintely be a focal point in the future's comical view on our silliness today. Let's get it... More > chronicled< Less
The Divine Comedy: Paradiso By Alighieri Dante
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In the conclusion to his trilogy, “The Divine Comedy,” Dante is guided through the nine spheres of heaven by Beatrice. During his trek Dante has visions of what only the human eye is... More > permitted see. With a moral dimension added means that a soul that has reached Paradise stops at the level applicable to it.< Less
The Divine Comedy: Paradiso By Alighieri Dante
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In the conclusion to his trilogy, “The Divine Comedy,” Dante is guided through the nine spheres of heaven by Beatrice. During his trek Dante has visions of what only the human eye is... More > permitted see. With a moral dimension added means that a soul that has reached Paradise stops at the level applicable to it.< Less
The Inferior Comedy Pt. 2 By Rachel Redhead
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Join Judy, Trudiode and Enigma on their most outrageous adventures to date. Live the highs and lows with them. See what strange journeys they take and the people they meet along the way. ... More > Introducing Hope, Judy's new human friend. She's a little accident prone but very nice. Also introducing Leokaizana as Enigma's strange new friend who gets on surprisingly well with Judy. Also featuring Robonda, Kat, Mechi, Alice, Barry Jnr and many more characters too.< 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