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Paradiso

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ISBN-10: 140003115X

ISBN-13: 9781400031153

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Hollander, Jean Hollander, Dante, Dante

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The Divine Comedyis a complete scale of thedepthsandheightsof human emotion," wrote T.S. Eliot.  "The last canto of theParadisois to my thinking the highest point that poetry has ever reached or ever can reach." The Divine Comedystands as one of the towering creations of world literature, and its climactic section, theParadiso, is perhaps the most ambitious poetic attempt ever made to represent the merging of individual destiny with universal order.  Having passed through Hell and Purgatory, Dante is led by his beloved Beatrice to the upper sphere of Paradise, wherein lie the sublime truths of Divine will and eternal salvation, to at last experience a rapturous vision of God. "A…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1024
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Robert Hollander is the author of a dozen monographs, editions, and translations and some six dozen articles on Dante, Boccaccio, and other writers. A member of Princeton's Department of Romance Languages and the former chairman of its Department of Comparative Literature, he has received the Gold Medal of the city of Florence in recognition of his Dante scholarship.

Jean Hollander, poet, teacher, and director of the Writers Conference at the College of New Jersey.