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Paradiso by Dante

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With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all, love-both romantic and divine. Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar of unmatched reputation and his wife, Jean, is an accomplished poet. Their verse translation with facing-page Italian combines maximum fidelity to Dante's text with the artistry necessary to reflect the original's virtuosity. They have produced the clearest, most accurate, and most readable translation of the three books of The Divine Comedy , with unsurpassable footnotes and introductions, likely to be a touchstone for generations to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400031153
ISBN-10: 140003115X
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 130mm x 46mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dante

Jean Hollander has taught literature and writing at Brooklyn College, Columbia University, Princeton University, and the College of New Jersey, where she was director of the Writers Conference for twenty-three years. She recently published her third book of poems. Robert Hollander, her husband, taught Dante s Divine Comedy to Princeton students for forty-two years, and is the author of a dozen books and more than seventy articles on Dante, Boccaccio, and other Italian authors. He is Professor in European Literature Emeritus at Princeton and the founding director of both the Dartmouth Dante Project and the Princeton Dante Project. He has received many awards, including the gold medal of the city of Florence and the gold florin of the Dante Society of America, in recognition of his work on Dante."

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