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The Divine Comedy, Vol. 3: Paradise

 
 
 
 
The Divine Comedy, Vol. 3: Paradise
Author: Dante Alighieri
ISBN 13: 9780140444438
ISBN 10: 140444432
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1986-02-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $18.00
 
 

The final volume in this brilliant translation destined to take its place among the great English versions of The Divine Comedy.

In this translation of Paradise, Mark Musa exhibits the same sensitivity to language and knowledge of translation that enabled his versions of the Inferno and Purgatory to capture the vibrant power and full dramatic force of Dante's poetry. Dante relates his mystical interpretation of the heavens, and his moment of transcendent glory, as he journeys, first with Geatrice, then alone, toward the Trinity.

Professor Musa's extraordinary translation and his interpretive commentary, informative glossary, and bibliography clarify the theological themes and make Dante accessible to the English-speaking public.