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Time and the Crystal: Studies in Dante's Rime petrose

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The Rime petrose, Dante's powerful lyrics about a woman as beautiful and as hard as a precious stone, are generally acknowledged to be an important moment in his stylistic development. In this full-length investigation of the poetics of the petrose and of their relation to TheDivine Comedy, Robert M. Durling and Ronald L. Martinez uncover new material, especially from medieval science (astrology and mineralogy), philosophy, and theology. The authors argue that the Rime petrose represent a major turning point in Dante's ...

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Time and the Crystal: Studies in Dante's Rime petrose
2019, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520303553

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