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  • The Divine Comedy, Volume 2: Purgatorioby Dante Alighieri; John D. Sinclair

    Oxford University Press, USA 1961; US$ 19.99

    An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which... more...

  • The Divine Comedy, Volume 3: Paradisoby Dante Alighieri; John D. Sinclair

    Oxford University Press, USA 1961; US$ 18.99

    An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which... more...

  • Infernoby Dante Alighieri; Steve Ellis; Steve Ellis

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.24

    Welcome to Hell. One evening, Dante finds himself lost in a dark and menacing wood. The ghost of Virgil offers to lead him to safety but the path lies through the terrifying kingdom of Satan, where Dante witnesses the strange and gruesome sufferings of the damned. Written while Dante was in exile and under threat of being burned... more...

  • Across the Land and the Waterby W.G. Sebald; Iain Galbraith

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00

    ?A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.??Teju Cole, The New Yorker   German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the first major collection of this... more...

  • Yevtushenko: Selected Poemsby Yevgeny Yevtushenko; Peter Levi; Robin Milner-Gulland

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    This volume contains a selection of early works by Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko who blazed a trail for a generation of Soviet poets with a confident poetic voice that moves effortlessly between social and personal themes. ?Zima Junction? vividly describes his idyllic childhood in Siberia and his impressions of home after a long absence in Moscow.... more...

  • The Odysseyby Robert Fitzgerald; Homer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 14.99

    Robert Fitzgerald's is the best and best-loved modern translation of The Odyssey, and the only one admired in its own right as a great poem in English.  Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War.  Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure,... more...

  • Across the Land and the Waterby W. G. Sebald; Iain Galbraith

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Across the Land and the Water is a stunningly beautiful selection of poetry by W. G. Sebald. Across the Land and the Water brings together poems from throughout W. G. Sebald's life as well as additional works found after his death. Arranged chronologically, from his student days in the 1960s to the longer narratives he worked on in the... more...

  • Reinmars Womenby William E. Jackson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 195.00

    Reinmar der Alte, the twelfth-century poet also known as Reinmar von Hagenau, wrote a considerable number of ?Frauenlieder? and ?Frauenstrophen?, i.e. poems and stanzas in which the speaker is a woman. However, there has never been a satisfactory scholarly treatment of these poems. Throughout the history of scholarship dealing with his works, the evaluation... more...

  • Purgatorioby Dante; Robert Hollander; Jean Hollander

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.00

    Now I shall sing the second kingdom, there where the soul of man is cleansed, made worthy to ascend to heaven. In the second book of Dante?s epic poem The Divine Comedy , Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at the threshold of heaven, has its terraces, each representing... more...

  • The Metabolism of Desireby Guido Cavalcanti; David R Slavitt

    Athabasca University Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    The fact that Cavlacanti's friend, Dante Alighieri, was a supremely fine poet ought not blind us to Cavalcanti's own, rather different excellence. Both men were attracted to the dolce stil nuovo, the "sweet new style" that emerged in thirteenth-century Florence. While Dante's poetry was devoted to his childhood sweetheart,... more...