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The Divine Comedy free pdf A new verse translation of the first part of Dante's poetic masterpiece by poet and John Florio Translation Prize winner, J. G. Nichols, this dual-language edition also features an Introduction by M. L. McLaughlin, Fiat-Serena Professor of Italian Studies and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. It contains introduction / summary to each canto, footnotes: textual notes on the Italian and notes on the translation, diagrams to understand Dante's topology and detailed index. Awaking in a dark wood, Dante is forced to confront the 'darkness' of his own life, and so embarks upon a three-day journey towards redemption. His first day is spent travelling through hell - the Inferno - with the poet Virgil as his guide. As they travel through the different circles of hell, and meet an array of fiendish characters, each one suffering varying degrees of suffering and damnation for the sins they committed on earth, Dante learns to value the true nature of good and evil. Freelance writer and journalist Ian Thomson, one of the last people to interview Primo Levi for a biography which won the W.H.Heinemann Award, has recently published 'Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti'

About Dante Alighieri

Author of the masterpiece The Divine Comedy, Florentine Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is one of the greatest writers of all time. M. L. McLaughlin is Fiat-Serena Professor of Italian Studies and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford Freelance writer and journalist Ian Thomson, one of the last people to interview Primo Levi for a biography which won the W.H. Heinemann Award, has recently published 'Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti'

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Author : Dante Alighieri
Publisher : Hesperus Press Ltd
Data Published : 25 February 2005
ISBN : 1843911116
EAN : 9781843911111
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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