Dante in Love

By Harriet Rubin
(Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9780743262989, 274pp.)

Publication Date: April 2005

List Price: $13.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description
In the vein of "Brunelleschi's Dome, Galileo's Daughter, " and "Wittgenstein's Poker, Dante in Love" is a geographic and spiritual re-creation of the poet's travels and the burst of creativity that produced the greatest poem ever written.
"Dante in Love" is the story of the most famous journey in literature. Rubin follows Dante's path as the poet, exiled from Florence, walked the old Jubilee routes that linked monasteries and all roads to Rome and Tuscany -- a path followed by generations of seekers from T. S. Eliot, Sigmund Freud, and Primo Levi to Bruce Springsteen. Following Dante's route, we, too, are inspired to undertake the journey of discovering ourselves.



About the Author
Harriet Rubin, founder of Doubleday's Currency imprint, is a flourishing soloist. She works with leading CEOs to define and deepen their visionary objectives. A contributing editor to Fast Company, she is also the author of the bestseller The Princessa: Machiavelli for Women, She lives in New York City.
Indie Bookstore Finder
EBbooks and EReaders
Find great gifts: Signed books
Link to IndieBound






Update Profile