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Paradiso (Simone Edition)

Paradiso (Simone Edition)

Dante
Translated, with Introduction and Notes, by Tom Simone

Forthcoming - September 2017
Imprint: Focus

Format ISBN Price Qty
Paper 978-1-58510-858-9
$19.95
Examination 978-1-58510-858-9
$3.00

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Forthcoming - available for pre-order, pre-orders will ship when the book is released in September 2017.
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Forthcoming - available for pre-order, pre-orders will ship when the book is released in September 2017.

 

Review of Tom Simone’s Inferno translation:

"Tom Simone's translation is simply superb. Of all the translations with which I am familiar, this is the one that is the most faithful to what's there in the Italian: no frills, no poetic sallies, no choosing a word because it brings the line closer to iambic pentameter—just unadulterated Dante with good old Anglo-Saxon words and in highly readable prose."
     —Peter Kalkavage, St. John's University


About the Author:

 Tom Simone has taught at the University of Vermont for more than thirty years. He is the author of books on Shakespeare and on the beginnings of the Western Tradition as well as numerous articles on Joyce, Beckett, Shakespeare on film, and the history of recorded classical music.

 

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