Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.
Book — xiv p., 1 ., 435,  p. front., illus., plates, ports., charts. 21 cm.
I. The times of Dante: Church, R.W. Florentine political feuds and their influence upon Dante. Norton, C.E. The intellectual and moral awakening of Italy.--II. Sources of our knowledge of Dante: Giovanni Villani, Boccaccio, Filippo Villani, Lionardo Bruni. Norton, C.E. What is definitely known on Dante's life.--III. Dante's personal appearance: Norton, C.E. Portraits and masks.--IV. The Vita nuova: Dinsmore, C.A. Lyrical poetry before the time of Dante. Gaspary, A. The meaning and character of the Vita nuova. Norton, C.E. On the structure of the Vita nuova.--V. Minor works: Norton, Bryce, Saintsbury, Scartazzini, Dinsmore.--VI. The Divina commedia: Longfellow, Gardner, Federn. Witte, K. Dante's cosmography. Wicksteed, P.H. The chronology of the Divina commedia. Dante's letter to Can Grande [text] Gardner, E.C. The moral topography of the Inferno. Comparetti, D. The nature of Vergil in the Divina commedia. Gardner, E.G. Structure and moral significance of Purgatory. Thomas Aquinas. [Selections tr. from the Summa theologica] Scartazzini, G.A. Beatrice. Dinsmore, C.A. The Paradiso.