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This Norton Critical Edition of Dante's masterpiece is based on Michael Palma's verse translation, which is acclaimed for its elegant rendering of Dante's triple-rhyme scheme into contemporary English. Richard Wilbur praises Palma's translation as "accurate as to sense, fully rhymed, and easy, as a rule, in its movement through the tercets. Readers will find it admirably clear and readable." The text is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations.Also included in this edition are an illuminating introduction by Giuseppe Mazzotta, a Translator's Note, The Plan of Dante's Hell, and six maps and illustrations."Criticism" provides twelve interpretations by, among others, John Freccero, Robert M. Durling, Alison Cornish, Teodolinda Barolini, Giuseppe Mazzotta, and Robert Hollander.A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included
Table of Contents
|The Plan of Dante's Hell|
|Map: Italy, around 1300|
|The Text of Inferno||p. 1|
|Backgrounds and Contexts|
|Dante in His Own Voice||p. 135|
|Love and the gracious heart||p. 135|
|The tower of Babel||p. 136|
|On knowledge; literature; government||p. 138|
|On nobility and government||p. 145|
|Sources and Influences||p. 149|
|From the Aeneid||p. 149|
|From The Confessions||p. 154|
|I take great pleasure in the joyous season of spring||p. 156|
|Love returns always to a noble heart||p. 158|
|A lady bids me||p. 159|
|The One Holy, i.e. Church||p. 161|
|Dante's Prologue Scene||p. 167|
|Tragedy or Romance? A Reading of the Paolo and Francesca Episode in Dante's Inferno||p. 180|
|A Pattern of Order: Inferno VII and Paradiso VII||p. 219|
|Medusa: The Letter and the Spirit||p. 226|
|Canto X: Farinata and Cavalcante||p. 240|
|The Poetic Application of the Structure of Hell||p. 255|
|Speech and Language in Inferno XIII||p. 263|
|The Harvest of Reading: Inferno 20, 24, 26||p. 285|
|Descendit ad Inferos||p. 304|
|Transition: How Cantos Begin and End||p. 321|
|Canto XXVI - Ulysses: Persuasion versus Prophecy||p. 326|
|Inferno XXXIII, 37-74: Ugolino's Importunity||p. 334|
|Dante Alighieri: A Chronology||p. 343|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 345|
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