Dante's Purgatory

Dante's Purgatory

Book - 1981
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Mark Musa again brings his poetic sensitivity and his skill as a translator to the difficult task of making Dante's masterpiece live for English-speaking readers. His rendering of the Purgatory is distinguished by the same flexible iambic verse, the same dignified understatement, and the same elegant clarity that characterizes Dante's own lofty and complex style. Musa's extensive annotation as well as his prose introduction to each of the cantos reveal the hand of the careful scholar and craftsman.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1981.
ISBN: 9780253179265
0253179262
Branch Call Number: 851.1 Dante
Characteristics: vii, 373 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Musa, Mark
Alternative Title: Purgatory.

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