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Publications on Dante: Christopher Kleinhenz

I have to thank Prof. Kleinhenz for having provided a list of his publications on Dante. The formatting and eventual errors of transcription are mine.
29 September 1996, Otfried Lieberknecht

[Books] [Articles] [Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries] [Bibliographies]

Books and Editions

  1. The Early Italian Sonnet: The First Century (1220-1321), Lecce: Milella, 1986 (= Collezione di Studi e Testi, 2), 250 pp.

  2. [Editor of] Dante Studies, 107 (1989), 108 (1990), 109 (1991), 110 (1992), 111 (1993), 112 (1994), 113 (1995), -

    Articles and Chapters in Books

  3. "Dante's Towering Giants: Inferno XXXI," Romance Philology 27 (1974), p.269-285

  4. "A Nose for Art (Purgatory VII): Notes on Dante's Iconographical Sense," Italica 52 (1975), p.372-379

  5. "Infernal Guardians Revisited: 'Cerbero, il gran vermo' (Inf. VI, 22)," Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.185-199

  6. "Food for Thought: Purgatorio XXII, 146-147," Dante Studies 95 (1977), p.69-79

  7. [co-authored by Gino Casagrande:] "Inferno VII: Cariddi e l'avarizia," Aevum 54 (1980), p.340-344

  8. "Plutus, Fortune, and Michael: The Eternal Triangle," Dante Studies 98 (1980), p.35-52

  9. "Iconographic Parody in Inferno 21," Res Publica Litterarum 5, 2 (1982), p.125-137; revised version: "Iconographic Parody in Inferno XXI," in: Dante's "Inferno": The Indiana Critical Edition, trans. and ed. Mark Musa, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995, p.325-339

  10. "Reading the Comedy," in: *Approaches to Teaching Dante's "Divine Comedy", ed. Carole Slade, New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1982, p.72-78; Italian version: "Leggere la Divina Commedia: un approccio testuale," L'Alighieri 24, 2 (1983), p.54-58

  11. "Dante and the Bible: Intertextual Approaches to the Divine Comedy," Italica 63 (1986), p.225-236

  12. "Notes on Dante's Use of Classical Myths and the Mythological Tradition," Romance Quarterly 33 (1986), p.477-484.

  13. "A Half Century of Dante Scholarship in America," in *The Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences: Acta of the International Dante Symposium, 13-16 November 1983, Hunter College, New York, edited by Giuseppe Di Scipio & Aldo Scaglione, Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1988, p.1-13

  14. "Dante, Statius, and Virgil: An Unusual Trinity," in: *Lectura Dantis Newberryana, Vol. I, ed. Paolo Cherchi and Antonio C. Mastrobuono, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1988, p.37-55

  15. "Inferno 8: The Passage across the Styx," Lectura Dantis 3 (1988), 23-40; reprinted as "Inferno VIII," in: *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, I. Dante's Inferno: Introductory Readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 6 ([Charlottesville: University of Virginia] 1990), p.93-109

  16. "The Celebration of Poetry: A Reading of Purgatory XXII," Dante Studies 106 (1988), p.21-41

  17. "Deceivers Deceived: Devilish Doubletalk in Inferno 21-23," Quaderni d'italianistica, 10, 1-2 (1989), p.133-156

  18. "Dante and the Tradition of Visual Arts in the Middle Ages," Thought, 65, No. 256 (March, 1990), p.17-26

  19. "The Poetics of Citation: Dante's Divina Commedia and the Bible," in: *Italiana 1988: Selected Papers from the Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (November 18-20, 1988), Monterey, CA, ed. Albert N. Mancini, Paolo A. Giordano, and Anthony J. Tamburri, River Forest (Ill.) 1990 (= Rosary College Italian Studies, 4), p.1-21

  20. "Dante as Reader and Critic of Courtly Literature," in: *Courtly Literature: Culture and Context: Selected Papers from the 5th Triennial Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society (Dalfsen, The Netherlands, 9-16 August, 1986), ed. Keith Busby and Erik Kooper, Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1990, p.379-393.

  21. "Biblical Citation in Dante's Divine Comedy," Annali d'Italianistica 8 (1990), p.346-359

  22. "Purgatorio IV," in *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, II. Dante's Purgatorio: Introductory Readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 12 ([Charlottesville: University of Virginia] 1993), p.53-69.

  23. "Dante and the Art of Citation," in: *Dante Now: Current Trends in Dante Studies, ed. Theodore J. Cachey, Jr., Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1995 (= The William and Katherine Devers Series in Dante Studies, 1), p.43-61.

  24. "Paradiso XXX," in: *Lectura Dantis Virginiana, III. Dante's Paradiso: Introductory readings, edited by Tibor Wlassics, Supplement to Lectura Dantis 16-17 ([Charlottesville: University of Virginia] 1995), p.456-469

    Contributions to Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

  25. "Dolce Stil Nuovo," in: Dictionary of Italian Literature, ed. Peter and Julia Conaway Bondanella (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979), 183-188

  26. "Questione della Lingua," in: Dictionary of Italian Literature, 428-432

  27. "Italian Literature: Versification and Prosody," in: Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Joseph R. Strayer, Vol. 6 (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985), 665-670

  28. "Italian Literature: Lyric Poetry," in Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol. 6, 640-656

  29. Revised entries on the following topics for the The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, ed. Alex Preminger and T. V. F. Brogan (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993): "Canzone" (169-170), "Dolce Stil Nuovo" (301-303), "Hendecasyllable" (515), "Italian Prosody" (651-654), "Terza Rima Sonnet" (1271)


  30. "American Dante Bibliography" for 1985-94, published in Dante Studies 104-113 (1986-95), now available also in the electronic version supplied by Richard Lansing for the DanteNet Internet website (1996):

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