The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publication Date: December 31, 2002
Dante Alighieri's masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a timeless epic rooted in the history and culture of the early Italian Renaissance. Now available in a sparkling new translation, The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno captures all the power and meaning of Dante's original work. This comprehensive edition features Mark Musa's celebrated translation into blank verse that perfectly preserves Dante's simple and natural style, allowing readers to fully appreciate the richness of this classic poem.
Whether you're a dedicated scholar or just starting out on the journey through Inferno, The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno provides an immersive and rewarding experience. Musa's expert introduction puts Dante in context while his commentaries on each canto help to explain some of the poet's most complex spiritual concepts. With a vibrant atmosphere created by Musa’s passionate but professional approach to translating this timeless work, it’s both an essential study text and entrancing literary read. Don't miss out – pick up your copy today for an unforgettable journey through Dante's remarkable world!