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The Purgatorio By Dante Alighieri, John Ciardi (Translated by), Archibald T. MacAllister (Introduction by), Edward M. Cifelli (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Dante Alighieri, John Ciardi (Translated by), Archibald T. MacAllister (Introduction by), Edward M. Cifelli (Afterword by)
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In The Purgatorio, Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his coming into the presence of God. This brilliant translation of Dante?s canticle crystallizes the great poet?s immortal conception of the aspiring soul.

About the Author


John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and a poetry editor of The Saturday Review. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1955 he won the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, and in 1956, the Prix de Rome. He died in 1986.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451531421
ISBN-10: 0451531426
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: October 6th, 2009
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Signet Classics