The Inferno

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2001 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Belonging in the company of the works of Homer and Virgil, The Inferno is a moving human drama, a journey through the torment of Hell, an expression of the Middle Ages, and a protest against the ways in which men have thwarted the divine plan.


 

 

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Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Introduction
The Dark Wood of Error
The Descent
THE VESTIBULE OF HELL
Limbo
CIRCLE
CIRCLE THREE
CIRCLE FOUR
Round Three
CIRCLE EIGHT Malebolge
Bolgia Three
Bolgia Four
Bolgia Five
Bolgia Five
Bolgia
Bolgia Seven

Styx
CIRCLE
CIRCLE
CIRCLE
Round
Round
Round Three
Round Three
Round Three
Bolgia Seven
Bolgia Eight
Bolgia Eight
Bolgia Nine
Bolgia
Bolgia
THE CENTRAL PIT OF MALEBOLGE
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About the author (2001)

John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and a poetry editor of The Saturday Review. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1955 he won the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, and in 1956, the Prix de Rome. He died in 1986.

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