The Inferno of Dante Alighieri

The Inferno of Dante Alighieri

A New Translation

Paperback - 2004
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This startling new translation of Dante's Inferno is by Ciaran Carson, one of contemporary Ireland's most dazzlingly gifted poets. Written in a vigorous and inventive contemporary idiom, while also reproducing the intricate rhyme-scheme that is so essential to the beauty and power of Dante's epic, Carson's virtuosic rendering of the Inferno is that rare thing--a translation with the heft and force of a true English poem. Like Seamus Heaney's Beowulf and Ted Hughes's Tales from Ovid , Ciaran Carson's Inferno is an extraordinary modern response to one of the great works of world literature.
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2004.
ISBN: 9781590171141
1590171144
Characteristics: xxi, 296 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Carson, Ciaran 1948-

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