The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradiso

byDante AlighieriTranslated byRobin KirkpatrickEditorRobin Kirkpatrick

February 26, 2008|
The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradiso by Dante Alighieri
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The radiant climax to Dante''s awe-inspiring epic, in a definitive new translation

Having plunged to the utmost depths of Hell and climbed Mount Purgatory in the first two parts of The Divine Comedy, Dante now ascends to Heaven, guided by his beloved Beatrice, to continue his search for God. As he progresses through the spheres of Paradise, he grows ever closer to experiencing divine love in the overwhelming presence of the deity. Examining eternal questions of faith, desire, and enlightenment, Dante exercised all of his learning and wit, wrath and tenderness in his creation of one of the greatest of all Christian allegories. This edition prints Robin Kirkpatrick''s impressive new translation alongside Dante''s original Italian.

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.
Dante Alighieri was born in 1265. Considered Italy''s greatest poet, this scion of a Florentine family mastered in the art of lyric poetry at an early age. His first major work is La Vita Nuova (1292) which is a tribute to Beatrice Portinari, the great love of his life. Married to Gemma Donatic, Dante''s political activism resulted in ...
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Title:The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradiso
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:496 pages, 7.8 X 5.13 X 0.99 in
Shipping dimensions:496 pages, 7.8 X 5.13 X 0.99 in
Published:February 26, 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780140448979

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