The Purgatorio (John Ciardi Translation)

The Purgatorio (John Ciardi Translation)

by Dante Alighieri
     
 

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In The Purgatorio, Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his coming into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante's canticle crystallizes the great poet's immortal conception of the aspiring soul.  See more details below

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In The Purgatorio, Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his coming into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante's canticle crystallizes the great poet's immortal conception of the aspiring soul.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451531421
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and a poetry editor of The Saturday Review. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1955 he won the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, and in 1956, the Prix de Rome. He died in 1986.

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