Dante visions of the inferno /

Drawing upon the insights of numerous international scholars-and illustrating crucial passages with stunning animation sequences-this program guides viewers through the Inferno of Dante's Divine Comedy. With detailed analysis of the poet's descent into Hell and navigation through its various levels,... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., INA.
Language: English
French
Italian
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Summary: Drawing upon the insights of numerous international scholars-and illustrating crucial passages with stunning animation sequences-this program guides viewers through the Inferno of Dante's Divine Comedy. With detailed analysis of the poet's descent into Hell and navigation through its various levels, the program interprets Dante's motives for embarking on such a journey, explains his relationship and interaction with both Virgil and Beatrice, and describes the complex mixture of morality and humanism within the work-embodied in Dante's attitude toward those who inhabit the realms of the dead.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 13, 2006.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (74 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 11 & up.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.

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