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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 59–65.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Joanna H. Drell This article examines how Dante used history and suggests approaches to incorporate his texts into undergraduate history teaching. Examples of successful assignments are offered that encourage students to compare Dante’s historical figures in a work like the Commedia with “real...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 97–104.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Lisa Bixenstine Safford Much of Renaissance art reflects a Dantesque worldview. Addressed here is Dante’s link to early trecento art; to burgeoning pious art patronage resulting from Purgatorio ’s salvific promise; to rising individualism resulting in growing civic identity, the cult of artistic...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Anne L. Clark Introducing Dante in a course on medieval visuality positioned the Commedia in relation to medieval women’s visionary and mystical literature. This article suggests how a comparison of the Commedia with this literature, particularly the works of Hildegard of Bingen, can illuminate...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 133–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Melissa Conway This article outlines a twenty-minute introduction to medieval manuscripts in the age of Dante, using a combination of Internet resources for the study of medieval manuscripts and actual medieval manuscripts. The goal of the lecture is to introduce students to the basics...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 449–456.
Published: 01 October 2017
... for reading the Comedy retrospectively and prospectively as well as vertically, in other words, reading forward and backward in a recursive process. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Dante, Comedy retrospection, introspection, prospection vertical readings translation Comedy , cantos 15, 19...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 457–464.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Akash Kumar This essay considers select translations of Dante's Divine Comedy through the lens of pedagogical value while emphasizing the merit of holistic reading across the full scope of the poem and across multiple translations to gain additional insights into the original work. © 2017 by Duke...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 465–474.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Peter S. Hawkins A vertical reading of the Commedia exposes Dante's practice of continually revising his text, such that it looks back on itself as it moves forward. The poet accomplishes this in part through dramatic contrasts and reversals. One way to follow these “repetitions-with-difference...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 77–85.
Published: 01 January 2013
...John Alcorn This article applies several concepts from psychology to the interpretation of Dante Alighieri’s literary masterpiece Inferno and describes elements of pedagogy for this kind of interdisciplinary approach. A premise is that sinners in Hell experience emotional suffering. Core...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 87–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and Danteinspired poetry, whether the students’ own or authored by others. Joining a tradition of “conversations with Dante” that began, in English literature, with Chaucer, students develop creative abilities and attitudes through reflection upon and disciplined participation in the creative process. Course...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 January 2013
... events, as well as the civic/religious ritual of the city, in order to consider the broader meanings of the built environment. This database is displayed on satellite images of the city using the open-source SIMILE widget Exhibit. The student can then analyze this evidence and consider how Dante...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 495–502.
Published: 01 October 2017
...So Young Park This essay explores Dante's idea of trasumanar , “going beyond the human,” through a vertical reading of cantos 23 of the Commedia . It examines how Dante relies on bodies and their sensory experiences to explain heavenly paradise and the ineffable. The essay invokes D. W. Winnicott's...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 January 2013
... a pedagogical answer to the question of how to incorporate medieval rhetoric within courses on the history of rhetoric, by providing a close reading of three symmetrical cantos of Dante’s Commedia that are specifically concerned with the ethics of persuasive discourse. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 125–132.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Elizabeth Dolly Weber How to engage students in the Commedia and involve them in the pleasure of decoding the rich density of Dante’s allusions to historical, literary, and Biblical characters? This article suggests that a class on the Inferno can be enriched by creating a wiki that encourages...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 475–484.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of Dante's poetic vision and social critiques. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Dante Divine Comedy homosexuality marriage medieval sexuality gender Florence Works Cited Armour Peter . 1994 . “Brunetto, the Stoic Pessimist.” Dante Studies 112 : 1 – 18 . Barolini...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 485–493.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Jessica Hooten Wilson This article offers a vertical reading of cantos 19 of the Divine Comedy , which emphasizes Dante's maturing ideas of justice and provides pedagogical exercises that invite students to grow alongside the pilgrim. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Dante cantos 19...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 43–47.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Kirilka Stavreva; Christopher Kleinhenz © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Works Cited Bernardo Aldo S. Pellegrini Anthony L. . 2006 . Companion to Dante’s Divine Comedy: A Comprehensive Guide for the Student and General Reader , rev. ed. Binghamton, NY : Global...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 2013
... University Press 2012 Works Cited Aleksander Jason . 2011 . “ Dante’s Understanding of the Two Ends of Human Desire and the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology .” Journal of Religion 91 : 158 – 87 . Alighieri Dante . 1990 . Convivio , trans. Lansing Richard...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 503–512.
Published: 01 October 2017
... by Duke University Press 2017 Inferno 32 Purgatorio 31 Paradiso 31 Dante love motion stillness seeing Works Cited Esolen Anthony , trans. 2002 . Inferno , by Alighieri Dante . New York : Modern Library . ———, trans. 2004 . Purgatorio , by Alighieri Dante...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 571–574.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... Peter S. Hawkins, professor of religion and literature at Yale Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music, has long centered his research and writ- ing on Dante. His books include Dante’s Testaments: Essays on Scriptural Imagination (winner of a 2001 American Academy of Religion Book Prize...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (3): 567–570.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., Theresa 567 Cluster on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Dante’s Commedia Alcorn,  John | Suffering in Hell: The Psychology of Emotions in Dante’s Inferno   77 Aleksander,  Jason | Teaching the Divine Comedy’s Understanding of Phi...