The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno

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The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno
Author
Dante Alighieri
ISBN
9780142437223
An acclaimed translation of Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno that retains all the style, power and meaning of the original 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 rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of hell recreates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Dante AlighieriPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 12/31/2002ISBN: 9780142437223Pages: 432Weight: 0.67lbsSize: 7.72h x 5.05w x 0.78d

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