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

Overview
Works: 151 works in 692 publications in 5 languages and 12,699 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  History  Frame stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Allegories  Genealogy  Illustrated works  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Commentator for written text, tra, Publishing director
Classifications: PQ4315, 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 )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the Vita nuova by Charles S Singleton( Book )

46 editions published between 1949 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Italian and held by 788 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
A dictionary of proper names and notable matters in the works of Dante by Paget Jackson Toynbee( Book )

19 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to Beatrice by Charles S Singleton( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised for the seven hundredth anniversary of the author's birth, this tale of medieval Italian life details how ten young Florentines retreat to the countryside to escape the plague-infested city and entertain themselves by telling stories
La divina commedia by Dante Alighieri( Book )

9 editions published between 1914 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the Middle Ages as seen through Dante's life and work
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

23 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'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 the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity. Allen Mandelbaum's astonishingly Dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us the masterpiece that genius whom our greatest poets have recognized as a central model for all poets. This Everyman's edition -- containing in one volume all three cantos, 'Inferno, ' 'Purgatorio, ' and 'Paradiso' -- includes an introduction by Nobel Prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale, a chronology, notes, and a bibliography. Also included are forty-two drawings selected from Botticelli's marvelous late-fifteenth century series of illustrations." ***"An epic poem in which the poet describes his spiritual journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise -- guided first by the poet Virgil and then by his beloved Beatrice -- which results in a purification of his religious faith."
Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 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 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canti carnascialeschi del rinascimento by Charles S Singleton( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1940 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baldesar Castiglione, an Italian diplomat and man of letters began to write The Book of the Courtier while he was attached to the court of the Duke of Urbino and finished it by 1516. It was published by Aldo in Venice in 1528 and almost immediately achieved international renown, being translated into English by Sir Thomas Hoby as early as 1561. Today it still remains the most vivid picture ever set down of Italian court life during the Renaissance; and in this new, unexpurgated translation has been, the discussions it records of what constitutes the "Perfect courtier" - and his ideal counterpart, the court lady - have an astonishing freshness and pertinence. Here is the Renaissance in its most charming aspect, with revealing sidelights on its social life, ethics, politics, humor, sports, and relations between the sexes. The 32 pages of pictures, chosen especially for this edition, portray some of the famous personages, scenes, and activities described in the book." -- from back cover
Dante Alighieri, his life and works by Paget Jackson Toynbee( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most frequently cited texts on Dante's life and writings, this invaluable study illuminates the Divine Comedy as well as the great Florentine poet's other works. Author Paget Toynbee was the most influential Dantean scholar of his era, and this, his most widely known work, presents an exceptional account of one of the pivotal thinkers of the early Italian Renaissance. Toynbee's meticulous attention to detail and clear analysis offer a concise account of Dante's world. Besides being a valuable reference for scholars, the book also serves as a gateway to the past for anyone interested
Studi su Dante by Charles S Singleton( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1961 in Italian and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The divine comedy
Alternative Names
Charles S. Singleton Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1909-1985)

Charles S. Singleton critico letterario e docente statunitense

Charles Southward Singleton US-amerikanischer Romanist, Italianist und Mediävist

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Singleton, Charles S.

Singleton, Charles S. 1909-

Singleton, Charles S. 1909-1985

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

Singleton, Charles Southward

Singleton, Charles Southward 1909-

Southward Singleton, Charles 1909-1985

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