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Title The burial-places of memory : epic underworlds in Vergil, Dante, and Milton / Ronald R. Macdonald.
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 223 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-214) and index.
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Subject Virgil. Aeneis.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divina commedia.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Aeneis (Virgil)
Divina commedia (Dante Alighieri)
Paradise lost (Milton, John)
Epic poetry, European -- History and criticism.
Hell in literature.
Voyages to the otherworld in literature.
Memory in literature.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Contents Part I: Vergil: the easy descent from Avernus -- Fatum, fama, infandum -- Homer's Nekuia and Vergil's Descent -- Aeneas and the ferryman -- The discourse of fate -- Part II: Dante: language and history -- The Commedia and the classical tradition -- Vergil's missing name -- The language of the tribe -- Beyond the classical tradition -- Part III: Milton: traditions and the individual talent -- The reluctant speaker -- Metaphor, naming, and presumption -- The lower deep withing the lowest deep -- The compulsion to repeat.
Other Title Print version: Macdonald, Ronald R., 1943- Burial-places of memory. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987 0870235583