`What is amazing about Dante's language is the fluency, the plainness, the simplicity - the sheer approachability - of his words. The sheer formal mastery of the man is quite amazing.' Michael Glover, New Statesman and Society
I have just gotten started but this is very helpful in its explanations with the content.Published 8 days ago by Tfisher87
Dante is precocious, Dante is perspicacious, and Dante is a Reactionary.
My own unorthodox interpretation of this work:
Dante (1265 – 1321) is poking fun and... Read more
It isn't often that I wish I had read a book in school, but that's my thought on Inferno. There are too many historical, classical and mythological references that I don't... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Lisa Blondin
I've heard about the nine circles of hell and wanted to read it's source. Unfortunately, the Old English writing style made it difficult to comprehend. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Gregory Lemieux
John Ciardi's translation into english is the best!!! Bar none. Do not cheat yourself by reading only "The Inferno", to understand the true genius of this work you must... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christopher Bing