Paperback. Pub Date :2012-11-29 Pages: 752 Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics Robin Kirkpatricks masterful verse translation of The Divine Comedy. tracing Dantes journey from Hell to Purgatory and finally Paradise. is published here for the first time in a single volume. The volume includes a new introduction. notes. maps and diagrams. and is the ideal edition for students as well as the general reader who is coming to the great masterpiece of Italian literature for the first time.The Divine Comedydescribes Dantes descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love. Beatrice; and finally. his arrival in Heaven. Examining questions of faith. desire and enlightenment. the poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption .
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