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The Inferno of Dante Alighieri (New York Review Books Classics), DANTE ALIGHIERI


Title:   The Inferno of Dante Alighieri (New York Review Books Classics)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    NYRB Classics 2004-10-31

ISBN Number:    1590171144 / 9781590171141

Seller ID:   20070607106319

This startling new translation of Dante's" Inferno" is by Ciaran Carson, one of contemporary Ireland's most dazzlingly gifted poets. Written in a vigorous and inventive contemporary idiom, while also reproducing the intricate rhyme-scheme that is so essential to the beauty and power of Dante's epic, Carson's virtuosic rendering of the Inferno is that rare thing--a translation with the heft and force of a true English poem. Like Seamus Heaney's "Beowulf" and Ted Hughes's "Tales from Ovid," Ciaran Carson's "Inferno" is an extraordinary modern response to one of the great works of world literature.

Price = 14.95 USD

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