Dante's Divine Comedy: Hell, Purgatory, Paradise

Dante's Divine Comedy: Hell, Purgatory, Paradise

by Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Gustave Dore, Anna Amari-Parker
     
 

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Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri's 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 Paradise -- the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.

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Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri's 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 Paradise -- the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.

Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with illustrations by Gustave Doré.

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This deluxe hardcover encompasses three masterpieces: Dante's Divine Comedy, one of the pillars of modern literature; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's acclaimed translation of this classic; and Gustave Doré's famed illustrations, which the renowned artist himself believed to be among his finest works. A cornerstone of any literary library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785821205
Publisher:
Chartwell Books
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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Dante Alighieri is the famous Renaissance “divine poet” whose progressive literature became increasingly accessible. Translated by Henry W. Longfellow.

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