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The divine comedy

Author: Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1986.
Series: Penguin Classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa
ISBN: 0140444432 9780140444438
OCLC Number: 877066810
Notes: This translation originally published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1984.
Description: xxix, 433 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series Title: Penguin Classics
Other Titles: Divina commedia.
Responsibility: Dante Alighieri translated with an introduction, notes and commentary by Mark Musa.

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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 for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text.

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