I read this as an English class assignment and I really liked it even though it was a translation, though the thing I thought was kinda funny was that ol' Dante pretty much made a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Swank Ivy
Text was fantastic. I am fluent in Italian and thought that the main translator did a magnificent job.
Loved the book...
When I went in search of a good literal translation of Dante's "Inferno" for selections to accompany an exhibition of Amos Nattini's remarkable illustrations of this text,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Classical Curiosities
I needed the book for school. It was in great conditions and right on time. Also, it was very inexpensive.Published 10 months ago by Chayo
Esolen's scholarship in this marvelous translation is simply masterful. He clearly knows the text thoroughly and the history that surrounds it. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Gott's Kind
Esolen lets Dante speak. Esolen obviously respects the Inferno and tries to bring the reader into the poem and the religious and cultural milieu and worldview of Dante so the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by James G. Bruen Jr.
Picking a translation is a very personal process - some styles resonate more with different readers. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David Fowler