The divine comedy: The inferno, The purgatorio, and The paradiso, Dante Alighieri; translated. In the opening allegory of the Divine Comedy, Dante finds himself lost and in darkness:Midway in our life’s journey, I went astray. from the straight road and woke to find myself.
The divine comedy: The inferno, The purgatorio, and The paradiso, Dante Alighieri; translated. alone in a dark wood.
The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia ) is a long Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the pre-eminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century.
To him preoccupation with form was not extrinsic, not a luxury; it was his salvation. As Mr. Gilbert Highet points out, it is this that sets Dante apart from his contemporaries, this was the great lesson he had learned from his master and author, Virgil.
he Divine Comedy (2009) by Dante Alighieri. A classic English translation - archaic in tone but never obscure - of Dante's famous poem by the pre-eminent poet of nineteenth century America, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Format: ebook in pdf mobi epub.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Long narrative poem originally titled Commedia (about 1555 printed as La divina commedia) written about 1310-14 by Dante. The work is divided into three major sections-Inferno.
Dante: The Divine Comedy. A new complete downloadable English translation with comprehensive index and notes. The Divine Comedy is Dante's record of his visionary journey through the triple realms of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. This, the first 'epic' of which its author is the protagonist and his individual imaginings the content, weaves together the three threads of Classical and Christian history; contemporary Medieval politics and religion; and Dante's own inner life including his love for Beatrice, to create the most complex and highly structured long poem extant.
The Divine Comedy book. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265 and belonged to a noble but impoverished family. His life was divided by political duties and poetry, the most of famous of which was inspired by his meeting with Bice Portinari, whom he called Beatrice,including La Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy. He died in Ravenna in 1321.