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Portable Dante

Portable Dante - rev edition

Portable Dante - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780142437544

ISBN10: 0142437549

Portable Dante by Alighieri Dante and Mark  Ed. Musa - ISBN 9780142437544
Edition: REV 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published:
International: No
Portable Dante by Alighieri Dante and Mark  Ed. Musa - ISBN 9780142437544

ISBN13: 9780142437544

ISBN10: 0142437549

Edition: REV 03

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Summary

Dante Alighieri paved the way for modern literature, while creating verse and prose that remain unparalleled for formal elegance, intellectual depth, and emotional grandeur. The Portable Dante contains complete verse translations of Dante's two masterworks, The Divine Comedy and La Vita Nuova, as well as a bibliography, notes, and an introduction by eminent scholar and translator Mark Musa.


Translated and edited by Mark Musa.

Author Bio

Alighieri, Dante :

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), stands alongside Homer and Shakespeare as one of the most important poets of the Western literary tradition.


Musa, Mark : Indiana University

Mark Musa, Distinguished Professor of French and Italian at Indiana University, is best known for his translations of Dante and the poetry of the Middle Ages.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Translator's Note
The Divine Comedy
Inferno
Purgatory
Paradise
Vita Nuova
Selected Bibliography