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Two Resplendent Suns: Dante Alighieri and Walt Whitman

Author: Gary Schmidgall orcid logo (Hunter College CUNY)

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    Two Resplendent Suns: Dante Alighieri and Walt Whitman

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Abstract

This essay presents an overview of the similarities in career-arc/autobiography, aesthetic, philosophical, and political views of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) and Walt Whitman, focusing largely in their respective masterpieces the Comedy  and Leaves of Grass.

Keywords: Dante Alighieri, Comedy, Leaves of Grass, Commedia

How to Cite:

Schmidgall, G., (2023) “Two Resplendent Suns: Dante Alighieri and Walt Whitman”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 40(1/2), 1-83. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/0737-0679.31735

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Published on
21 Apr 2023
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