A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's The Divine Comedy

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Liguori/Triumph, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 226 pages
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The Divine Comedy has been a cornerstone of Western literature for the better part of a millennium. In this work, Joseph Gallagher brings the power and prestige of this medieval classic to a new generation of readers--taking them on a guided tour through heaven, purgatory, and hell.

(Formerly titled To Hell and Back with Dante)

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User Review  - Smiley - LibraryThing

The essays at the end of each canto in Sinclair's prose translations has much and sometimes more of the same information. Gallagher does have good biographical information on Dante. Read full review

Review: A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's the Divine Come

User Review  - Overstock.com

Great book. Breaks information into usable elements. Provides a lot of extra detail about Dante and time period. Read full review


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