The Divine Comedy (The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso)
- Publish Date: 2003-05-27
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Dante Alighieri
The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradisoâtogether in one volume.
Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieriâs poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradiseâthe sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.
Now, for the first time, John Ciardiâs brilliant and authoritative translations of Danteâs three soaring canticlesâThe Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradisoâhave been gathered together in a single volume. Crystallizing the power and beauty inherent in the great poetâs immortal conception of the aspiring soul, The Divine Comedy is a dazzling work of sublime truth and mystical intensity.