Dante'S Divine Comedy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Thomson

Dante'S Divine Comedy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Thomson year 2018
  • Book name: Dante'S Divine Comedy
  • Author: Ian Thomson
  • Release date: 2018/1/6
  • Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781786690807
  • Rating: 8.47 of 10
  • Votes: 461
  • Review by: Kingston Machado
  • Review rating: 7.71 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Erudite and urgent, Ian Thomson's Dante's Divine Comedy is another book that everyone ought to read' SPECTATOR. Dante has no equal as he sings of other-worldly horror and celestial beatitude alike. Yet for all our distance from medieval theology, the Florentine poet's allegorical journey through hell, purgatory and paradise remains one of the essential works of world literature. At least fifty English language versions of the Inferno - the first part of Dante's poem - appeared in the twentieth century alone. If Dante's Divine Comedy speaks to our present condition, it is because it tells the story of Everyman who sets out in search of salvation in this world. Dante composed his great poem in the spoken Italian of his time. He wrote about suffering bodies and human weakness, and about divine ecstasy, in words that have resonated with readers and writers for the last seven hundred years. Ian Thomson's lively book is a wide-ranging exploration of a literary masterwork and its influence on writers, poets, artists and film-makers up to our own time.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H50M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets
  • Available formats: OEB, ODT, DOC, EPUB, WORD, TXT, DjVu, PDF. Compressed in ZIP, ACE, TZ, RAR, CHM, ISO
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 25.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x200x27mm
  • Weight: 584g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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