Free download audio book The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation by Robert Pinsky English version by Dante Alighieri

The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation by Robert Pinsky

The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation by Robert Pinsky

by Dante Alighieri

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374524524
Pages: 355
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2021-03-02
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This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pinsky employs slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve Dante's terza rima form without distorting the flow of English idiom. The result is a clear and vigorous translation that is also unique, student-friendly, and faithful to the original: "A brilliant ...