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The Divine comedy : [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation] / Dante Alighieri.

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 (Author). May, Nadia. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781433283932
  • ISBN: 143328393X
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 1991.

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General Note:
Title from: Title details screen.
Downloadable audio file.
The translation of the Inferno is by J.A. Carlyle, of the Purgatorio by Thomas Okey and of the Paradiso by P.H. Wicksteed.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Nadia May.
Summary, etc.:
No words can describe the greatness of this work, a greatness both of theme and artistry. The theme that Dante treats is universal; it involves the greatest concepts which man has ever attained. Only a genius could find the loftiness of tone and the splendor and variety of images and scenes that are presented in The Divine Comedy.
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Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 195019 KB; MP3 file size: 407668 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hell > Poetry.
Purgatory > Poetry.
Heaven > Poetry.
Italian poetry > To 1400 > Translations into English.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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