The Purgatorio

byDante AlighieriTranslated byJohn CiardiIntroduction byArchibald T. Macallister

October 6, 2009|
The Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri
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In The Purgatorio, Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his coming into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante?s canticle crystallizes the great poet?s immortal conception of the aspiring soul.
John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and a poetry editor of The Saturday Review. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1955 he won the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, and in 1956, the Prix de Rome. ...
Title:The Purgatorio
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 6.7 X 4.2 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 6.7 X 4.2 X 1 in
Published:October 6, 2009
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451531421

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