The Paradiso (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 1, 2001 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Review: The Paradiso (The Divine Comedy #3)

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Allegorical, metaphorical and symbolic, the Divine Comedy is rich in multi-leveled complexity. John Ciardi's translation lives up to its esteemed reputation. The summaries at the beginning of each ... Read full review

Review: The Paradiso (The Divine Comedy #3)

User Review  - Nepule - Goodreads

Great read. An interesting view into past lives and how they view the world and afterlife. Definitely glad to use the end notes, they helped the poem make ten times more sense. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Dante Alighieri was considered Italy's greatest poet. He is the author of the three canticles, "The Inferno," "The Purgatorio," and "The Paradiso," along with "La Vita Nuova," He died in 1321. John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and is a poetry editor of "The Saturday Review," He was a winner of the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award and the Prix de Rome.

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