I read this book for AP lit and I really enjoyed Dante's work.
Professor Allen Mandelbaum, a lecturer on Italian literature, has given one of the finest and most accurate translations of Dante in the modern era.
Not only do you get the English translation, but it's also nice to see the original Italian text as well.
What can I say, it's Dante's inferno. It's a classic for a reason. It has stood the test of time. It is a great literary work. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Ilene Witt
who says that classics are a thing of the past? This book reflects a great work of art and still can be appreciated in this fast paced society that we live in..Ed in EriePublished 3 months ago by Edward J. Fisher
Love reading this book while in my sauna it takes me to what dante felt in that dream of his! muhahahahahPublished 6 months ago by Lonnie Riley
THE DIGITAL EDITION DOES NOT PRESERVE THE LINE NUMBERS, OR THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE ITALIAN AND ENGLISH FACING PAGES. EVERYTHING IS JUMBLED UP.Published 7 months ago by MarkL.
Kindle version of the Mandelbaum translation -
I believe in the print version, there is Italian on one page and English on the next - so you can see them both... Read more
Once you start reading this classic you won't want to stop. Excellent and Very intense. This is a must read. Great price and shipping was prompt. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Marsha Lynn Fraind
What can I say? It's Dante. Great.
The translation is admirable. Much less free (and more accurate) than, say, the John Ciardi or the Clive James translation. Read more
The epic by Danta lives up to it's name. It's a bit tough to find the English text translation within the original text, and honestly not knowing any Italian or Latin I would have... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Matt
One of the best, most understandable versions of this classic. A lot of the content have to deal with Dante's time, but the book covers who they are.Published 11 months ago by J. Venegas