The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

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This Everyman’s Library edition–containing in one volume all three cantos, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso–includes an introduction by Nobel Prize—winning poet Eugenio Montale, a chronology, notes, and a bibliography. Also included are forty-two drawings selected from Botticelli's marvelous late-fifteenth-century series of illustrations. Translated in this edition by Allen Mandelbaum, The Divine Comedy begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity. Mandelbaum’s astonishingly Dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us the masterpiece of that genius whom our greatest poets have recognized as a central model for all poets.

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Genre : Poetry
Author by : Dante Alighieri
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2013-02-26
File : 752 Pages
ISBN : 9781101608388


The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

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In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is the "realm ... of those who have rejected spiritual values by yielding to bestial appetites or violence, or by perverting their human intellect to fraud or malice against their fellowmen".

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Dante Alighieri
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Release : 2019-05-25
File : 266 Pages
ISBN : 9389230586


Dante S Divine Comedy

Dante S Divine Comedy

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Author by : Dante Alighieri
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Release : 1904
File : 432 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004681545


Dante S Divine Comedy

Dante S Divine Comedy

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Dante Alighieri was early in recognizing that our age has a problem. His hometown, Florence, was at the epicenter of the move from the medieval world to the modern. He realized that awareness of divine reality was shifting, and that if it were lost, dire consequences would follow. The Divine Comedy was born in a time of troubling transition, which is why it still speaks today. Dante's masterpiece presents a cosmic vision of reality, which he invites his readers to traverse with him. In this narrative retelling and guide, from the gates of hell, up the mountain of purgatory, to the empyrean of paradise, Mark Vernon offers a vivid introduction and interpretation of a book that, 700 years on, continues to open minds and change lives.

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Genre : Poetry
Author by : Mark Vernon
Publisher : Angelico Press
Release : 2021-09-03
File : 625 Pages
ISBN : 9781621387480


The Dor Illustrations For Dante S Divine Comedy

The Dor Illustrations For Dante S Divine Comedy

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These 135 fantastic scenes depict the passion and grandeur of Dante's masterpiece — from the depths of hell onto the mountain of purgatory and up to the empyrean realms of paradise.

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Genre : Art
Author by : Gustave Doré
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-09-21
File : 141 Pages
ISBN : 9780486129938


Poems And Essays

Poems And Essays

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Author by : Edgar Allan Poe
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Release : 1884
File : 328 Pages
ISBN : UVA:X006094994


The Divine Comedy Of Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy Of Dante Alighieri

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Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the guidance of one of the greatest living Italian-to-English translators. Reunited with his beloved Beatrice in the Purgatorio, in the Paradiso the poet-narrator journeys with her through the heavenly spheres and comes to know "the state of blessed souls after death." As with the previous volumes, the original Italian and its English translation appear on facing pages. Readers will be drawn to Durling's precise and vivid prose, which captures Dante's extraordinary range of expression--from the high style of divine revelation to colloquial speech, lyrical interludes, and scornful diatribes against corrupt clergy. This edition boasts several unique features. Durling's introduction explores the chief interpretive issues surrounding the Paradiso, including the nature of its allegories, the status in the poem of Dante's human body, and his relation to the mystical tradition. The notes at the end of each canto provide detailed commentary on historical, theological, and literary allusions, and unravel the obscurity and difficulties of Dante's ambitious style . An unusual feature is the inclusion of the text, translation, and commentary on one of Dante's chief models, the famous cosmological poem by Boethius that ends the third book of his Consolation of Philosophy. A substantial section of Additional Notes discusses myths, symbols, and themes that figure in all three cantiche of Dante's masterpiece. Finally, the volume includes a set of indexes that is unique in American editions, including Proper Names Discussed in the Notes (with thorough subheadings concerning related themes), Passages Cited in the Notes, and Words Discussed in the Notes, as well as an Index of Proper Names in the text and translation. Like the previous volumes, this final volume includes a rich series of illustrations by Robert Turner.

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Genre : Literary Collections
Author by : Robert M. Durling
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-10-07
File : 888 Pages
ISBN : 0199723354


Divine Comedy

Divine Comedy

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Divine Comedy is one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view. The narrative describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise or Heaven, while allegorically the poem represents the soul's journey towards God. Contents: Divine Comedy Inferno Purgatorio Paradiso Six Sonnets on Dante's Divine Comedy

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Dante Alighieri
Publisher : e-artnow
Release : 2018-10-26
File : 412 Pages
ISBN : 9788026895275


The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

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An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding. Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Dante Alighieri
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Release : 2010-10-01
File : Pages
ISBN : 0199794049


The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

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Having survived the depths of Hell, Dante and Virgil ascend out of the undergloom to the Mountain of Purgatory. Dante's illustrative examples of sin and virtue draw on classical sources as well as on the Bible and on contemporary events.

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Author by : Dante Alighieri
Publisher : Engage Classics
Release : 2020-12-29
File : 196 Pages
ISBN : 1774760606