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Anthony Esolen


Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities LL15


Ph.D. - Renaissance Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Area(s) of Expertise:

Renaissance England, Dante, Ancient Greek and Roman Literature, Medieval Literature and Theology, The development of Western Civilization

Selected Publications:

Esolen, Anthony. Dante, Inferno; Purgatory; Paradise. Three volume edition and translation (Random House)..

Esolen, Anthony. Ironies of Faith: The Laughter at the Heart of Christian Literature.

Esolen, Anthony. Lucretius, On the Nature of Things; translation and edition (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)..

Esolen, Anthony. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Regnery Press, 2008)..

Esolen, Anthony. Torquato Tasso, Jerusalem Delivered; translation and edition (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000)..

Recent Presentations:

Esolen, Anthony., Atlantic Theological Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, "Paper: Envy, The Social Disease". June, 2008.

Esolen, Anthony., Atlantic Theological Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, "Be Ye Holy: Sanctification in Dante's Purgatorio". May, 2007.

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