The Inferno by Dante Dante AlighieriThe Inferno by Dante Dante Alighieri

The Inferno

byDante Dante Alighieri

Paperback | August 1, 2005

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The first of the 3 canticles in La divina commedia (The Divine Comedy), this 14th-century allegorical poem begins Dante's imaginary journey from Hell to Purgatory to Paradise with his sojourn among the damned. There he encounters historical and mythological creatures — each symbolic of a particular vice or crime. Translated beautifully by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
During his lifetime, Longfellow enjoyed a popularity that few poets have ever known. This has made a purely literary assessment of his achievement difficult, since his verse has had an effect on so many levels of American culture and society. Certainly, some of his most popular poems are, when considered merely as artistic compositions...
Title:The InfernoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2005Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486442888

ISBN - 13:9780486442884

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