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The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno

(Paperback - Dec 2002)
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Overview

The acclaimed translation of the "Inferno" that retains all of 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 re-creates 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 sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 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.

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  • SKU: 9780142437223
  • SKU10: 0142437220
  • Title: The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno
  • Series: Penguin Classics
  • Qty Remaining Online: 230
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Date Published: Dec 2002
  • Pages: 432
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 18 - UP
  • Grade Level: College Freshman thru Up
  • Weight lbs: 0.67
  • Dimensions: 7.72" L x 5.05" W x 0.78" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Index, Illustrated, Ikids, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic;
  • Category: FICTION, CHRISTIAN
  • Subject: European - General

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