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The Inferno of Dante

Dante Alighieri: Translated By Rober Pinsky

Published by J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada), Limited, Bowmanville, ON, Canada, 1996
ISBN 10: 046087764X / ISBN 13: 9780460877640
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Title: The Inferno of Dante

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada), Limited, Bowmanville, ON, Canada

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First British Edition.

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Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart Cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001322

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Synopsis: Robert Pinsky's acclaimed translation of "The Inferno" was awarded the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize for Poetry and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award given by the Academy of American Poets. As Edward Hirsch wrote in "The New Yorker", "Robert Pinsky's translation is fast-paced, idiomatic, and accurate. . . It maintains the original's episodic and narrative velocity. . . . Pinsky succeeds in creating a supple American equivalent for Dante's vernacular music where many others have failed". April 1998 Publication date. (Drama/Poetry)

Product Description: With the poet Virgil as his guide, Dante travels through the nine circles of Hell, listening to voices of the condemned. Poet, essayist, and translator Robert Pinsky has captured the intensity and passion of The Inferno in an unsurpassed contemporary translation. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. 2 cassettes.

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