The Purgatorio (John Ciardi Translation)

The Purgatorio (John Ciardi Translation)

by Dante Alighieri
     
 

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In The Inferno Dante described his journey to the depths of evil, to the recognition of the true nature of sin. In The Purgatorio he now describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his entrance into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante’s soaring canticle crystallizes the power and beauty… See more details below

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In The Inferno Dante described his journey to the depths of evil, to the recognition of the true nature of sin. In The Purgatorio he now describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his entrance into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante’s soaring canticle crystallizes the power and beauty inherent in the great poet’s immortal conception of the aspiring soul.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101127353
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
661,105
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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