Comprises the 4 essays: "Allegory", "Symbolism", "The development on the Center", and "The Substance of items Seen", with an appendix:"Two types of Allegory". From the book's Preface:"The 4 essays introduced jointly contact in brief (though it's was hoping, basically) on 4 dimensions of that means which are sen to make up the substance and certain texture of the poetry of the Divine Comedy. One may as properly communicate of "facets" of "aspects" of which means, have been it no longer that such phrases may possibly quite recommend floor reflections and a brilliance based upon the way the paintings is (as a jewel) grew to become for inspection. yet what's thought of here's to not be obvious as mendacity at the floor. each one is a size extensive, attaining to the very middle and substance of the poetry, and current (potentially if no longer truly) alongside its constructing line anywhere this can be assayed. right here, in nice, are constants, simple parts of constitution. And "elements" certainly has appeared the simplest time period, all issues considered."
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