The Paperback of the The Inferno (John Ciardi Translation) by Dante Alighieri at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Poet and literary critic John Ciardi reads an English-language translation of Dante Alighieri’s Inferno (Hell), an allegory telling of Dante’s journey through Hell, . A text with the clarity and sobriety of a first-rate prose translation which at the same time suggests in powerful and unmistakable ways I think [Ciardi’s] version of Dante will be in many respects the best we have seen.”—John Crowe Ransom.
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Oct 06, Pages. Jun 01, Pages. One of the few literary works that has enjoyed a fame both immediate and enduring, The Inferno remains powerful after seven centuries.
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It confronts the most universal values—good and evil, free will and predestination—while remaining intensely personal and ferociously political, for it was born translatex of the anguish of a man who saw human life blighted by the injustice and corruption of his times.
MacAllister and an Afterword by Edward M.
Dante Alighieri, born in Florence, Italy, c. His use of the Florentine dialect established it as the basis for modern Italian.
infeeno A text with the clarity and sobriety of a first-rate prose translation which at the same time suggests in powerful and unmistakable ways the run and rhythm of the great original…A spectacular achievement.
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