The inferno
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New York : Modern Library, 2002.
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Book
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2002 Modern Library ed.
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xxv, 490 pages : ill. ; 22 cm.
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An extraordinary new verse translation of Dante's masterpiece, by poet, scholar, and lauded translator Anthony Esolen Of the great poets, Dante is one of the most elusive and therefore one of the most difficult to adequately render into English verse. In the Inferno , Dante not only judges sin but strives to understand it so that the reader can as well. With this major new translation, Anthony Esolen has succeeded brilliantly in marrying sense with sound, poetry with meaning, capturing both the poem's line-by-line vigor and its allegorically and philosophically exacting structure, yielding an Inferno that will be as popular with general readers as with teachers and students. For, as Dante insists, without a trace of sentimentality or intellectual compromise, even Hell is a work of divine art. Esolen also provides a critical Introduction and endnotes, plus appendices containing Dante's most important sources--from Virgil to Saint Thomas Aquinas and other Catholic theologians--that deftly illuminate the religious universe the poet inhabited.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dante Alighieri., Esolen, A. M., & Doré, G. (2002). The inferno. 2002 Modern Library ed. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Anthony M. Esolen and Gustave Doré. 2002. The Inferno. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Anthony M. Esolen and Gustave Doré, The Inferno. New York: Modern Library, 2002.

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Dante Alighieri, Anthony M Esolen, and Gustave Doré. The Inferno. 2002 Modern Library ed. New York: Modern Library, 2002. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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