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The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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  • Author: Dante Alighieri
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
  • Published: 2013-02-26
  • Edition: Reprint
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A stunning 3-in-1 deluxe edition of one of the great works of Western literature

An epic masterpiece and a foundational work of the Western canon, The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and reunion with his dead love, Beatrice; and, finally, his arrival in Heaven. Examining questions of faith, desire, and enlightenment and furnished with semiautobiographical details, Dante's poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption. This acclaimed blank verse translation is published here for the first time in a one-volume edition.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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