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Dante's Inferno
Written by Dante, Translated by Henry W. Longfellow
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$13.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-52223-8 (0-345-52223-0)

The timeless classic of a journey through the horrors of hell

The action adventure blockbuster that's rocking the video game world
 
All hell is breaking loose. Electronic Arts' thrilling video game Dante's Inferno has exploded on the scene and this book provides unique insight into its creation. Go back to the source with... Read more






Inferno
Written by Dante, Translated by Elio Zappulla
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1999
$13.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-75708-5 (0-679-75708-2)

"As poetry, Mr. Zappulla's English Dante is successful--. The power of Dante's descriptive poetry should be apparent, and that is perhaps the highest compliment one can pay a translator."--Washington Times

In this new rendition of a timeless classic, Italian scholar Elio Zappulla captures the majesty and enduring power of the Inferno, the... Read more






Inferno
Written by Dante, Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1982
$6.95/8.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-21339-3 (0-553-21339-3)

In this superb translation with an introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum, all of Dante's vivid images--the earthly, sublime, intellectual, demonic, ecstatic--are rendered with marvelous clarity to read like the words of a poet born in our own age. Read more






Inferno
Written by Dante, Edited by Matthew Pearl, Translated by Henry W. Longfellow, Introduction by Lino Pertile
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2003
$13.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6721-0 (0-8129-6721-6)

In 1867, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow completed the first American translation of Inferno and thus introduced Dante’s literary genius to the New World. In the Inferno, the spirit of the classical poet Virgil leads Dante through the nine circles of Hell on the initial stage of his journey toward Heaven. Along the... Read more






Inferno
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Paperback | October 2005
$7.00/8.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48357-7 (0-345-48357-X)

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Inferno
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2003
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7006-7 (0-8129-7006-3)

Translated by Anthony Esolen
Illustrations by Gustave Doré


A groundbreaking bilingual edition of Dante’s masterpiece that includes a substantive Introduction, extensive notes, and appendixes that reproduce Dante’s key sources and influences. Read more






The Inferno
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49698-8 (0-385-49698-2)

The epic grandeur of Dante’s masterpiece has inspired readers for 700 years, and has entered the human imagination. But the further we move from the late medieval world of Dante, the more a rich understanding and enjoyment of the poem depends on knowledgeable guidance. Robert Hollander, a renowned scholar and master... Read more






Paradise
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2007
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7726-4 (0-8129-7726-2)

“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






Paradise
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Hardcover | November 2004
$27.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-64269-5 (0-679-64269-2)

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 literature... Read more






Paradiso
Written by Dante
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1986
$6.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21204-4 (0-553-21204-4)

This brilliant new verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum captures the consummate beauty of the third and last part of Dante's Divine Comedy. The Paradiso is a luminous poem of love and light, of optics, angelology, polemics, prayer, prophecy, and transcendent experience. As Dante ascends to the Celestial Rose, in the tenth... Read more






Paradiso
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$19.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3115-3 (1-4000-3115-X)

With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all, love-both romantic and divine. Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar... Read more






Purgatorio
Written by Dante, Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1983
$6.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21344-7 (0-553-21344-X)

This splendid verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum provides an entirely fresh experience of Dante's great poem of penance and hope. As Dante ascends the Mount of Purgatory toward the Earthly Paradise and his beloved Beatrice, through "that second kingdom in which the human soul is cleansed of sin," all the passion... Read more






Purgatorio
Written by Dante, Translated by Jean Hollander and Robert Hollander
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49700-8 (0-385-49700-8)

Now I shall sing the second kingdom,

there where the soul of man is cleansed,

made worthy to ascend to heaven.

In the second book of Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy, Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at... Read more






Purgatory
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Hardcover | August 2003
$24.95/37.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-64268-8 (0-679-64268-4)

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






Purgatory
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7125-5 (0-8129-7125-6)

A new translation by Anthony Esolen
Illustrations by Gustave Doré
 
Written in the fourteenth century by Italian poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy is arguably the greatest epic poem of all time—presenting Dante’s brilliant vision of the three realms of Christian afterlife: Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. In this...

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