The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno

Paperback | December 1, 1961

EditorDante AlighieriTranslated byJohn D. Sinclair

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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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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 ...

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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, w...

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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 ...

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

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Format: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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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Results Depending In this popular translation of inferno there is a great ammount of theoligical information though there are some translation errors which may confuse the reader, so if you choose to read this version be sure that if there is anything you do not understand to check the original italean which is availible on many sites on the web.
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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