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Bland, Alexander. Gustave Doré. New York: Praeger, 1974.

Alighieri, Dante and Musa, Mark. Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

Carroll, John S. Exiles of Eternity: An Exposition of Dante's Inferno. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1971.

Carroll, John S. Prisoners of Hope: An Exposition of Dante's Purgatorio. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1971.

Carroll, John S. In Patria: An Exposition of Dante's Paradiso. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1971.

Collins, James J. Dante: Layman, Prophet, Mystic. Staten Island, N.Y.: Alba House, 1989.

Hawkins, Peter S. Dante: A Brief History. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Pub., 2006.

Hollander, Robert. Dante: A Life in Works. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Irwin, David G. John Flaxman, 1755-1826: Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer. New York : [London]: Rizzoli, 1979.

Jerrold, Blanchard. Life of Gustave Doré. Detroit: Singing Tree Press, 1969.

Raffa, Guy P. The Complete Danteworlds: A Reader's Guide to the Divine Comedy. Chicago ; London: University  of Chicago Press, 2009.

Reade, W. H. V. 1872-1943. The Moral System of Dante's Inferno. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1969.

Schulze Altcappenberg, Hein-Th., Sandro Botticelli, Scuderie Papali al Quirinale, and Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). Sandro Botticelli: The Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2000.

Scott, John A. Understanding Dante. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004.


Special Collections Resources

Sandro Botticelli Sketches:

Dante Alighieri, Sandro Botticelli, Mario Casela, Henry Francis Cary.  La Divina Commedia or Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri.  New York.  Nonesuch Press, Limited, 1928.


Gustave Doré Illustrations:

Dante Alighieri, Henry Francis Cary, and Gustave Doré.  Inferno.  New Edition.  New York.  P.F. Collier, limited. 

Dante Alighieri, Henry Francis Cary, and Gustave Doré. Purgatory and Paradise. New ed. New York [etc.]: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883.


John Flaxman Illustrations:

 Dante Alighieri, Ichabod Charles Wright, and John Flaxman. The Divine Comedy. 5th ed. London: Bell & Daldy, 1867.



Other Resources:

Alighieri, Dante and Corrado Ricci. La Divina Commedia. Milano: U. Hoepli, 1921.

Alighieri, Dante and Rossetti,  Dante Gabriel.  The New Life of Dante Alighieri.  5th ed.  Portland, Maine:  Thomas B. Mosher, 1912.  

Lyell, Charles, and Gaetano Poidori. Dello Spirito Cattolico Di Dante Alighieri. Londra: C.F. Molini, 1844. Lyell,Charles, and Gaetano Poidori. 

Vernon, William Warren, de Imola Benvenutus, and Moore, Edward.  Readings On the Inferno of Dante: Based Upon the Commentary of Benvenuto Da Imola and Other Authorities. New York:  Macmillan and Co., 1894.

Vernon, William Warren, Dante Alighieri, and de Imola Benvenutus. Readings On the Purgatorio of Dante: Chiefly Based On the Commentary of Benvenuto Da Imola. 2d ed., rev. London: Methuen, 1907.

Vernon, William Warren, Dante Alighieri, and de Imola Benvenutus. Readings On the Paradiso of Dante: Chiefly Based On the Commentary of Benvenuto Da Imola. 3d ed., rev. London: Methuen, 1909.





Recommended Reading:

English Translations

Hollander, Robert and Jean. Inferno translated by Robert and Jean Hollander. Doubleday Publishers, New York,  2000. 

Dante Alighieri, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. Riverside ed. Boston:  Houghton, Mifflin, 1888.

Dante Alighieri, and Charles Southward Singleton. The Divine Comedy. [Princeton, N.J.]: Princeton University Press,  1970.


Armour, Peter, "Dante's contrapasso: Contexts and Texts," Italian Studies 55 (2000): 1- 20. 

Barolini,Teodolinda. "Dante and Calvalcanti: Inferno V in Its Lyric content". Dante Studies, with the Annual Report  of the Dante Society. vol. 116 1998 31-63.
 ---. "Dante's Ulysses: Narrative and Transgression." Dante: Contemporary Perspectives.  113-132. Toronto,  ON: U  of Toronto P, 1997.

 ---. “Q: Does Dante Hope for Vergil’s Salvation? A: Why Do We Care? For the Very Reason We Should Not Ask the  Question.” MLN. 105.1 (1990):138-144.

---. "Re-Presenting What God  Presented: The Arachnean Art of Dante's Terrace of Pride." Dante Studies, with the Annual Report of the Dante Society 105 1987: 43-62.

---. "Bertran de Born and Sordello: The Poetry of Politics in Dante's Comedy."  PMLA: Publications of the Modern  Language Association of America 94.3 (May 1979): 395-405. 

Boyd, Patrick. Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante’s Comedy. New York: Cambridge University Press,  2000.

---. Perception and Passion in Dante’s Comedy. New York: Cambridge University Press 1993.

---. Dante: Philomythes and Philosopher in the Cosmos. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 

Cogan, Marc. The Design in the Wax: the Structure of the Divine Commedy. Notre Dame; University of Notre Dame  Press, 1999. 

Haywood, Eric., and Dublin. Foundation for Italian Studies University College. Dante Metamorphoses: Episodes in a Literary Afterlife. Dublin, Ireland ; Portland, OR: Four Courts, 2003.

Hede, Jesper. Reading Dante: The Pursuit of Meaning. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2007.

Lansing, Richard H., and Teodolinda Barolini. The Dante Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

Singleton, Charles. "The Three Conversions". Journey to Beatrice. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 1977.

---. "The Poet's Number at the Center" MLN, Vol. 80, No. 1, Jan 1965, pp 1-10.

---. "In Exitu Israel de Aegypto." Annual Report of the Dante Society, vol. 78,1-24, 1960.