The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation, Bilingual Edition (Italian Edition)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Pinsky, Robert

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Crease to front wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pinsky employs slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve Dante's terza rima form without distorting the flow of English idiom. The result is a clear and vigorous translation that is also unique, student-friendly, and faithful to the original: A brilliant success, as Bernard Knox wrote in The New York Review of Books.

Title: The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation, Bilingual Edition (Italian Edition)

Author: Alighieri, Dante; Pinsky, Robert

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2208067