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Singleton, Charles S. (Charles Southward) 1909-1985

Overview
Works: 158 works in 624 publications in 5 languages and 12,468 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  History  Frame stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Illustrated works  Genealogy  Allegories  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Commentator for written text, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PQ4302, 851.1
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Most widely held works by Charles S Singleton
Art, science, and history in the Renaissance by Charles S Singleton( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

55 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's classic is presented in the original Italian as well as in a new prose translation, and is accompanied by commentary on the poem's background and allegory
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

40 editions published between 1941 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the fourteenth-century Black Death, an anthology of one hundred interlinked tales presents a variety of works recounted by the citizens of Florence--nobles, knights, abbots, nuns, doctors, philosophers, students, peasants, pilgrims, thieves, and others--who have fled the city to escape the plague
An essay on the Vita nuova by Charles S Singleton( Book )

46 editions published between 1949 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretation: theory and practice by Charles S Singleton( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illuminated manuscripts of the Divine comedy by Peter H Brieger( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of proper names and notable matters in the works of Dante by Paget Jackson Toynbee( Book )

20 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante studies by Charles S Singleton( Book )

31 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion to the Divine comedy by C. H Grandgent( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to Beatrice by Charles S Singleton( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La divina commedia by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend through the nine circles of the underworld and encounter the tormented souls of the damned - from heretics and pagans to gluttons, criminals and seducers - who tell of their sad fates and predict events still to come in Dante's life. In this first part of his "Divine Comedy", Dante fused satire and humour with intellect and soaring passion to create an immortal Christian allegory of mankind's search for self-knowledge and spiritual enlightenment
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In what may be his most ambitious project to date, Merwin has translated, in verse, the central section of Dante's "Divine ComedyQPurgatorio, " a journey up the Mountain of Purgatory, where souls are cleansed in preparation for their ultimate ascent to heaven
Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio : studies in the Italian Trecento in honor of Charles S. Singleton by Aldo S Bernardo( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the spiritual pilgrim as he puts behind him the horrors of Hell and the trials of Pugatory to ascend to Paradise, where he encounters his beloved Beatrice and meets the Heavenly Court and the Lord
Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's Commedia : elements of structure by Charles S Singleton( Book )

14 editions published between 1957 and 1998 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Book of the Courtier" (1528) is a series of fictional conversations by courtiers of the Duke of Urbino that took place in 1507, whilst Baldesar Castiglione was himself attache to the Duke. Today the "Book" remains the most reliable and illuminating account of Renaissance court life and what it took to be the "Perfect Courtier" and "Court Lady". Charles Singleton's accurate translation is accompanied by detailed annotations, augmented by the editor's notes. "Criticisms" features essays on "The Book of the Courtier", which represent the best interpretations, including background-rich essays by Amedeo Quandam and James Hankins and others by harry Berger, Jr., Virginia Cox, Daniel Javitch, Eduardo Saccone, Joan Kelly-Gadol, David Quint, Wayne Rebhorn and Peter Burke
Canti carnascialeschi del rinascimento by Charles S Singleton( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1940 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy. : Inferno. by Dante Alighieri( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a translation of Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri's story of a man making his way through the torment of Hell in search of Paradise; and includes chronology of the author's life and works, historical context, explanatory notes, critical excerpts, discussion questions, and a list resources
Dante Alighieri, his life and works by Paget Jackson Toynbee( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most frequently cited texts on the great Florentine poet's life and writings, this invaluable study is the work of an influential Dantean scholar. Its concise, accessible account covers historical background, traces the poet's private and public life, and explores the Vita Nuova, the Convivio, the Divine Comedy, and Dante's Latin works. (Barnes & Noble)
 
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The divine comedy
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Charles S. Singleton critico letterario e docente statunitense

Charles Southward Singleton US-amerikanischer Romanist, Italianist und Medivist

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PurgatorioParadisoInfernoThe book of the courtierThe divine comedy. : Inferno.