The Divine Comedy

Author: Dante Alighieri
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101117996
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The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—together in one volume. Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise—the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. Now, for the first time, John Ciardi’s brilliant and authoritative translations of Dante’s three soaring canticles—The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—have been gathered together in a single volume. Crystallizing the power and beauty inherent in the great poet’s immortal conception of the aspiring soul, The Divine Comedy is a dazzling work of sublime truth and mystical intensity.
The Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 928
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-27 - Publisher: Penguin

The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—together in one volume. Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous
The Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 752
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-29 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Robin Kirkpatrick's masterful verse translation of The Divine Comedy, published in a single volume, is the ideal edition for students as well as the general reader coming to this great masterpiece of Italian literature for the first time The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a
Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-04 - Publisher: Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection

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The Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-31 - Publisher: Penguin

An acclaimed translation of Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno that retains all the style, power and meaning of the original A Penguin Classic This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante's simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse. Mark Musa's blank verse
Dante's Inferno: The Divine Comedy, Book One
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-21 - Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

In his introduction, the translator says: "I suppose that a very great majority of English-speaking people, if they were asked to name the greatest epic poet of the Christian era in Western Europe, would answer Dante." THE DIVINE COMEDY continues to be widely read today, whether for its religious inspiration