Dante's prayerful pilgrimage : typologies of prayer in The comedy / by Alessandro Vettori.

"In Dante's Prayerful Pilgrimage Alessandro Vettori provides a comprehensive analysis of prayer in Dante's Commedia. The underlying thesis considers prayer a metaphorical pilgrimage toward a sacred location and connects it with the pilgrim's ascent to the vision of the Trinity. P...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vettori, Alessandro (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019.
Series:Medieval and Renaissance authors and texts ; v. 22.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Pilgrimage and Exile
  • Blasphemy in Inferno
  • The Psalms: Poetic Prayer of Ascent
  • Prayer as Art in Movement
  • Intercessions, Prayerful Locations, and the Theatrics of Prayer
  • Dancing Souls in Paradiso
  • Prayer as Desire to Be Elsewhere
  • Works Cited.