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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 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 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 Comedies of Despair Volume One By Blake Ryder
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The first of three volumes of short stories explores the humor of nihilistic, anarchic abandon and the pornographization of literature: a complete inversion of decency in an explosive combination of... More > vitriol and black comedy. Pornography as Philosophy, as Aesthetic, as Discourse. It is said that if you stare long enough into the Abyss, the Abyss also stares into you. It’s a life-altering experience, one that wholly changes your perspective, your very humanity. But there’s something more: humor. What makes the Abyss laugh? Blake Ryder knows. The inhumanity of humanism; the immorality of relativism; the debasement of sexuality; the futility of perseverance - these are a few of Blake Ryder’s favorite themes.< Less
The Comedies of Despair Volume Three By Blake Ryder
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The final of three volumes of short stories: a damned trilogy on the humor of nihilistic, anarchic abandon and the pornographization of literature: a complete inversion of decency in an explosive... More > combination of vitriol and black comedy. Pornography as Philosophy, as Aesthetic, as Discourse. It is said that if you stare long enough into the Abyss, the Abyss also stares into you. It’s a life-altering experience, one that wholly changes your perspective, your very humanity. But there’s something more: humor. What makes the Abyss laugh? Blake Ryder knows. The inhumanity of humanism; the immorality of relativism; the debasement of sexuality; the futility of perseverance - these are a few of Blake Ryder’s favorite themes.< 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 Comedies of Despair Volume Two By Blake Ryder
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The second of three volumes of short stories, further exploring the humor of nihilistic, anarchic abandon and the pornographization of literature: a complete inversion of decency in an explosive... More > combination of vitriol and black comedy. Pornography as Philosophy, as Aesthetic, as Discourse. It is said that if you stare long enough into the Abyss, the Abyss also stares into you. It’s a life-altering experience, one that wholly changes your perspective, your very humanity. But there’s something more: humor. What makes the Abyss laugh? Blake Ryder knows. The inhumanity of humanism; the immorality of relativism; the debasement of sexuality; the futility of perseverance - these are a few of Blake Ryder’s favorite themes.< 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