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Inferno Of Dante

Bilingual Edition
by Pinsky Robert, Robert Pinsky, John Freccero
March 1, 1996 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780374524524
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Description

This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pinsky employs slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve Dante's terza rima form without distorting the flow of English idiom. The result is a clear and vigorous translation that is also unique, student-friendly, and faithful to the original: "A brilliant success," as Bernard Knox wrote in The New York Review of Books.

About this Author

A former Poet Laureate of the United States, Robert Pinsky was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. He teaches in the graduate writing program at Boston University and has also taught at the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

ISBN: 9780374524524
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 384
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Published: 1996-03-01

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