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1. Record Number: 28083
Author(s): Meconi, David Vincent,
Title : Traveling Without Moving: Love as an Ecstatic Union in Plotinus, Augustine, and Dante [Plotinus thought only the desire for union with the one mattered, and Augustine did not want any human attachments to take away from the desire for God. Dante, however, thought the beloved could manifest God's essence. Good love was embodied in Beatrice; bad love in Francesca da Rimini, who still was self-obsessed in hell. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Mediterranean Studies , 18., ( 2009):  Pages 1 - 23.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. Record Number: 4542
Author(s): Barolini, Teodolinda.
Title : Dante and Francesca da Rimini: Realpolitik, Romance, Gender [The author explores the minimal historical evidence for Francesca da Polenta, wife of Gianciotto Malatesta and lover of his brother, Paolo; in contrast Dante memorializes Francesca with a striking, psychological portrait].
Source: Speculum , 75., 1 (January 2000):  Pages 1 - 28.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 6391
Author(s): Derla, Luigi.
Title : Francesca, una Beatrice incompiuta (INF V 73-143) [Dante's Francesca da Rimini is an example of heroic love; the poet found precedents in Ovid's "Heroides" and Virgil's portrait of Dido; Francesca and Paolo fit the stereotype of courtly lovers, but Dante's opinion of their surrender to passion is negative, because they separated themselves from God; Francesca, the earthly woman, is contrasted with Beatrice, the heavenly one, with Francesca being an incomplete version of the other].
Source: Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 5 - 20.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 1739
Author(s): Hoffman, Donald L.
Title : Radix amoris: The "Tavola Ritonda" and Its Response to Dante's Paolo and Francesca
Source: Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook.   Edited by Joan Tasker Grimbert .   Garland Publishing, 1995. Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 207 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1995.

5. Record Number: 368
Title : Francesca da Rimini and Dante's Women Readers
Source: Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 2. [Volume 1: Women, the Book, and the Godly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S.Brewer, 1995. Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 71 - 83.
Year of Publication: 1995.