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Inferno

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $7.00

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Inferno

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 9, 2003
Price: $14.00

An extraordinary new verse translation of Dante’s masterpiece, by poet, scholar, and lauded translator Anthony Esolen

Of the great poets, Dante is one of the most elusive and therefore one of the most difficult to adequately render into English verse. In the Inferno, Dante not only judges sin but strives to understand... Read more >
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Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $14.00

“If there is any justice in the world of books, [Esolen’s] will be the standard Dante . . . for some time to come.”–Robert Royal, Crisis

In this, the concluding volume of The Divine Comedy, Dante ascends from the devastation of the Inferno and the trials of Purgatory. Led by his beloved... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 2, 2004
Price: $27.95

The Divine Comedy is a complete scale of the depths and heights of human emotion," wrote T.S. Eliot. "The last canto of the Paradiso is to my thinking the highest point that poetry has ever reached or ever can reach."

The Divine Comedy stands as one of the towering creations of world... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: eBook, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Purgatory

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $24.95

A brilliant new translation of the centerpiece of The Divine Comedy

Purgatory, the mountain that straightens souls made crooked by the world, is Dante’s single most conceptually brilliant creation. Anthony Esolen’s vivid and innovative new rendering unearths Dante’s own voice with unprecedented vigor, accuracy, and a masterly use of English meter. It... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Purgatory

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $14.00

"The enjoyment of The Divine Comedy is a continuous process," observed T.S. Eliot. "It is not necessary to understand the meaning first to enjoy the poetry...our enjoyment of the poetry makes us want to understand the meaning."

Arguably the greatest single poem ever written, The Divine Comedy presents Dante Alighieri's all-encompassing... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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