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Dante's Purgatory
by Dante Alighieri and Translated with Notes and Commentary by


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Mark Musa again brings his poetic sensitivity and his skill as a translator to the difficult task of making Dante's masterpiece live for English-speaking readers. His rendering of the Purgatory is distinguished by the same flexible iambic verse, the same dignified understatement, and the same elegant clarity that characterizes Dante's own lofty and complex style.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Mark Musa again brings his poetic sensitivity and his skill as a translator to the difficult task of making Dante's masterpiece live for English-speaking readers. His rendering of the Purgatory is distinguished by the same flexible iambic verse, the same dignified understatement, and the same elegant clarity that characterizes Dante's own lofty and complex style. Musa's extensive annotation as well as his prose introduction to each of the cantos reveal the hand of the careful scholar and craftsman.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253179265
  • ISBN-10: 0253179262
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: September 1981
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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