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The Divine Comedy, Vol. 3: Paradise - Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa
The Divine Comedy, Vol. 3: Paradise
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This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante's simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse. Mark Musa's blank verse rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of Hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had... show more
This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante's simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse. Mark Musa's blank verse rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of Hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text. @HolyHaha I have to climb a mountain now? You got to be kidding me. Is this a joke? Who the hell came up with story? VIIIRRRGGGILLLLLLLLLLL! From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140444438 (0140444432)
ASIN: 140444432
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: The Divine Comedy -3 (#3)
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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...
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5.0 The Divine Comedy, Part 3: Paradise (Penguin Classics)
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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For the Celebrity Death Match Review Tournament, The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh versus The Divine ComedyMy propositions are elucidatory in this way: he who understands me finally recognizes them as senseless, when he has climbed out through them, on them, over them. (He must so to s...
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