Purgatorio

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Princeton University Press, Mar 21, 1991 - Poetry - 392 pages

Continuing the paperback edition of Charles S. Singleton's translation of The Divine Comedy, this work provides the English-speaking reader with everything he needs to read and understand the Purgatorio. This volume consists of the prose translation of Giorgio Petrocchi's Italian text (which faces the translation on each page); its companion volume of commentary is a masterpiece of erudition, offering a wide range of information on such subjects as Dante's vocabulary, his characters, and the historical sources of incidents in the poem. Professor Singleton provides a clear and profound analysis of the poem's basic allegory, and the illustrations, diagrams, and map clarify points that have previously confused readers of The Divine Comedy.

 

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
3
Section 3
12
Section 4
13
Section 5
22
Section 6
34
Section 7
44
Section 8
45
Section 12
76
Section 13
86
Section 14
87
Section 15
108
Section 16
109
Section 17
121
Section 18
130
Section 19
131

Section 9
54
Section 10
55
Section 11
67
Section 20
142
Section 21
143
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