Jusletter IT

Prohibition, Boundaries, and Exclusion in the Divine Comedy

  • Autor/Autorin: János Kelemen
  • Kategorie: Beiträge
  • Region: Ungarn
  • Rechtsgebiete: Semiotik
  • Zitiervorschlag: János Kelemen, Prohibition, Boundaries, and Exclusion in the Divine Comedy , in: Jusletter IT 11. September 2014
Dante’s Comedy contains, among other things, a semiotics for delimitation, discrimination, exclusion and expulsion. In the paper are examined different kinds of borders separating zones of Dante’s other world. The characteristics of the construction of space are expressions of punishment and sin. They can be analyzed as signs and symbols of moral, political and social discrimination, typical of medieval, and not only medieval social order.

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