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The Divine Comedy I. Inferno : Volume 1: Inferno - Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy I. Inferno

Volume 1: Inferno

Paperback Published: 31st December 1961
ISBN: 9780195004120
Number Of Pages: 432

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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, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which serve as brilliant examples of genuine literary criticism.

"Solid text, useful notes."--Sahron Ann Jaeger, University of Pennsylvania "Sinclair's commentary shows his complete awareness of the extraordinary beauty of Dante's lines...and is remarkable for its concentration on the poem as an expression of Dante's own spiritual history. There is hardly a single beauty of detail to which he does not draw attention with an apt remark on its particular significance."--Times Literary Supplement "I have adopted it. It is a good translation, the prose appears more accessible to undergraduates. The side-by-side Italian/English is very helpful, and the notes at the end of each canto are excellent."--Helen Regueiro Elam, SUNY - Albany "It's convenient to have The Comedy in one volume. Good translation and notes. More economical for students."--Reverand James Collins, Holy Family College "The introduction gives essential biographical and historical background and a discussion of the form of the poem, and the extensive notes contain new material."--Manuscripta

ISBN: 9780195004120
ISBN-10: 0195004124
Series: Galaxy Books : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 31st December 1961
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.9 x 21.6  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2