Dante in English
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) created poetry of profound force and beauty that proved influential far beyond the borders of his native Italy. This new collection brings together translations from all his verse, including the Vita Nuova, his tale of erotic despair and hope, and the Commedia--his vast yet intimate poem depicting one man's journey into the afterlife. It also contains extracts from many English masterpieces influenced by Dante, including Chaucer's Canterbury tales, Milton's Paradise lost, Byron's Don Juan, T.S. Eliot's The waste land and Derek Walcott's Omeros. This anthology explores the variety of encounters between Dante and English-speakers across more than six centuries. Its detailed notes enable readers with little or no Italian to appreciate translations that range from the hilarious to the inspired. This edition also includes an account of Dante's life and a list of further reading.
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Dante in English: A Terza Rima Translation and Critique of Terza Rima ...
Dante Alighieri,Eleanor Prescott Hammond
No preview available - 2009
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