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Zusatztext “A masterly translation.” ? Judith Thurman, The New Yorker “Kirkpatrick brings a more nuanced sense of the Italian and a more mediated appreciation of the poem's construction than nearly all of his competitors.” — The Times (London) “We gain much from Kirkpatrick’s fidelity to syntax and nuance. . . . His introduction . . . tells you, very readable indeed, pretty much all you need for a heightened appreciation of the work.” — The Guardian “Likely to be the best modern version of Dante . . . The perfect balance of tightness and colloquialism.” — Bernard O’Donoghue “This version is the first to bring together poetry and scholarship in the very body of the translation—a deeply informed version of Dante that is also a pleasure to read.” — David Wallace, University of Pennsylvania Informationen zum Autor Dante Klappentext The radiant climax to Dante's awe-inspiring epic, in a definitive new translation Having plunged to the utmost depths of Hell and climbed Mount Purgatory in the first two parts of The Divine Comedy , Dante now ascends to Heaven, guided by his beloved Beatrice, to continue his search for God. As he progresses through the spheres of Paradise, he grows ever closer to experiencing divine love in the overwhelming presence of the deity. Examining eternal questions of faith, desire, and enlightenment, Dante exercised all of his learning and wit, wrath and tenderness in his creation of one of the greatest of all Christian allegories. This edition prints Robin Kirkpatrick's impressive new translation alongside Dante's original Italian. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Zusammenfassung Continuing his soul's search for God, guided by his beloved Beatrice, Dante progresses through the spheres of Paradise. Examining eternal questions of faith, desire and enlightenment, Dante exercised all his learning and wit, wrath and tenderness in his creation of these Christian allegories....

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Authors Dante Alighieri , Dante Alighieri, Dante, Dante Alighieri, Robin Kirkpatrick
Assisted by Robin Kirkpatrick (Editor), Robin Kirkpatrick (Introduction), Robin Kirkpatrick (Translation)
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 04.10.2007
EAN 9780140448979
ISBN 978-0-14-044897-9
No. of pages 576
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 23 mm
Series Divine Comedy
Little Black Classics
Divine Comedy (Penguin Paperba
Penguin Classics
Little Black Classics
Divine Comedy
Divine Comedy (Penguin Paperba
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature


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