Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-01 - Publisher: Alma Classics
A verse translation by a prize-winning translator with facing Italian text Dante's dramatic journey through the circles of hell in search of redemption—and his encounter with devils, monsters, and the souls of some of the greatest sinners who ever walked on earth—is one of the cornerstones of Western literature, the
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-12-31 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pinsky employs slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Bantam Classics
An informative introduction and commentary accompany this classic translation of Dante's epic poem about a spiritual pilgrim being led by Virgil through the nine circles of hell, available in a dual-language edition. Reissue.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Pantheon
An accessible new translation, accompanied by notes and introduction, recreates the narrative immediacy of Dante's masterpiece while preserving its theological complexity and Christian passion for the divine