The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno by Dante AlighieriThe Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno by Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno

EditorDante AlighieriTranslated byJohn D. Sinclair

Paperback | December 1, 1961

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An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, andcommentaries, appearing after each canto, which serve as brilliant examples of genuine literary criticism.

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Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) was an Italian Florentine poet.

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Title:The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: InfernoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.83 inPublished:December 1, 1961Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195004124

ISBN - 13:9780195004120

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Mr. Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDY should prove to be an invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who would read this great medieval classic with understanding. The original Italian test and the Sinclair translation are arranged on facing pages, and the commentaries, brilliant examples of genuine literary criticism, appear after each canto.

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"The introduction gives essential biographical and historical background and a discussion of the form of the poem, and the extensive notes contain new material."--Manuscripta