The Divine Comedy Vol 1: Inferno

Author(s): Dante Alighieri


This vigorous and swift blank verse rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of Hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that the poem had for Dante's contemporaries.


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Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265 and belonged to a noble but impoverished family. His life was divided by political duties and poetry, the most of famous of which was inspired by his meeting with Bice Portinari, whom he called Beatrice,including La Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy. He died in Ravenna in 1321. Mark Musa is Distinguished Professor of French and Italian at the Center for Italian Studies, Indiana University.

General Fields

  • : 9780142437223
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : 0.306
  • : January 2003
  • : 194mm X 134mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 432
  • : 2
  • : Paperback
  • : Dante Alighieri