Dante's Inferno [NOOK Book]

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The Inferno, the first section of the 14th century poem The Divine Comedy, tells of the passage of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil.

Hell is described as nine circles of suffering, beneath the Earth. Allegorically, the epic grandeur of Dante’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy represents the journey of the soul towards God, with the Inferno describing the ...
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Dante's Inferno

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Overview


The Inferno, the first section of the 14th century poem The Divine Comedy, tells of the passage of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil.

Hell is described as nine circles of suffering, beneath the Earth. Allegorically, the epic grandeur of Dante’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy represents the journey of the soul towards God, with the Inferno describing the recognition and ultimate rejection of sin.

DANTE ALIGHIERI was born in 1265. Considered Italy's greatest poet, his first major work is La Vita Nuova (1292) a tribute to Beatrice Portinari, the great love of his life. His political activism resulted in his exile from Florence to Ravenna. It is believed that The Divine Comedy—consisting of three canticles, The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—was written between 1308 and 1320.

Dante Alighieri died in 1321.

“Dante and Shakespeare divide the world between them. There is no third.” — T. S. Eliot

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148504092
  • Publisher: The Vancouver Day Press
  • Publication date: 10/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 175
  • File size: 19 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2011

    Best I could find

    To be honest this is the ONLY copy I could find without a bunch of misspellings and and screwed-up print

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2011

    If I could read it

    If I could read past the first page of each chapter/stave, I could give a more appropriate rating. As it is, I am so very angry that I cannot read anything BUT the first page of each stave.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2012

    Do not buy

    Missing large portions of text

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    Posted February 20, 2014

    wtf

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    Posted February 10, 2014

    Gale Valentine Hawthorne

    Claimed for the Hawthorne Dynasty.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2013

    Devil may cry?

    Isnt this from devil may cry?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2012

    Terrible

    Cuts off mostbof the text making it unreadable

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