In "Paradise", having plunged to the uttermost depths of Hell and climbed the Mount of Purgatory, Dante ascends to Heaven, continuing his soul's search for God, guided by his beloved Beatrice. As he progresses through the spheres of Paradise he grows in understanding, until he finally experiences... show more
In "Paradise", having plunged to the uttermost depths of Hell and climbed the Mount of Purgatory, Dante ascends to Heaven, continuing his soul's search for God, guided by his beloved Beatrice. As he progresses through the spheres of Paradise he grows in understanding, until he finally experiences divine love in the radiant presence of the deity. Examining eternal questions of faith, desire and enlightenment, Dante exercised all his learning and wit, wrath and tenderness in his creation of one of the greatest of all Christian allegories.
Publish date: July 30th 1962
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Italian Literature
Series: The Divine Comedy -3 (#3)
I listened to this book on CD instead of actually reading it. The version that I had had an explination at the beginning of each verse to help you understand and then read the verse. In this book, you travel with Dante as he assins to Heaven through the skies. I really did not liked this book. Ther...
The "Paradiso" is the climax of Dante's great "Commedia". This is what we've been waiting for since we opened to page one of "Inferno". And what do we find here? Many, it would seem, find disappointment and boredom. After the horror and close calls in "Inferno" and the gruesome purgations and la...
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