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The Portable Dante: The Divine Comedy, Trans.Laurence Binyon; La Vita Nuova, Trans. D.G.Rossetti (Viking Portable Library) By Dante Alighieri

The Portable Dante: The Divine Comedy, Trans.Laurence Binyon; La Vita Nuova, Trans. D.G.Rossetti (Viking Portable Library)
by Dante Alighieri

This volume aims to capture the scope of Dante's genius. It contains complete verse translations of his two masterworks, "The Divine Comedy" and "La Vita Nuova".
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The Portable Dante: The Divine Comedy, Trans.Laurence Binyon; La Vita Nuova, Trans. D.G.Rossetti Summary


As a philosopher, Dante wedded classical methods of enquiry to a Christian faith. As an autobiographer, he looked at his own failures to depict universal moral struggles. As a visionary, he dared to draw maps of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise and populate all three realms with recognizable human beings. As a lover, he became a poet of bereavement and renunciation. As all these things Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) paved the way for modern literature. This volume aims to capture the scope of Dante's genius. It contains complete verse translations of his two masterworks, "The Divine Comedy" and "La Vita Nuova".

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Sku
GOR001698915
Title
The Portable Dante: The Divine Comedy, Trans.Laurence Binyon; La Vita Nuova, Trans. D.G.Rossetti (Viking Portable Library)
Author
Dante Alighieri
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
1995-06-29
Number of pages
704
ISBN 10
0140231145
ISBN 13
9780140231144
Prizes
N/A
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