The Inferno: A Verse Translation by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander Dante Alighieri
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita . Robert Pinsky's Inferno, which I read recently, is also especially strong. Jun 22, 2012 - Not so when I heard the same passage in Ian McKellen's reading of Robert Fagles' verse translation. Jan 25, 2013 - An Invitation to Italian and Dante's Inferno. Oct 10, 2007 - An integrated multimedia journey--combining artistic images, textual commentary, and audio recordings--through the three realms of the afterlife (Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise) presented in. In the poem Beatrice is a major player, but in the video game she is reduced to supporting cast. Apr 17, 2009 - I'm speaking of Robert and Jean Hollander, and their excellent verse translation of Dante's Inferno. Also David Brazil's verse translation of Paul's letter to the Romans (also Compline), which contains the funniest translation of God's promise to Abraham to make nations of his offspring, I made you dad of many goys, as well as the stirring last line, Old secrets now are being shown. The emphasis seemed now (understandably) to be fixed firmly on the His books are wildly uneven: ranging from the barbaric, atmospheric genius of Shadow of the Torturer and its sequels (called collectively The Book of the New Sun) to the jaunty ventriloquism of Pandora, by Holly Hollander. Who's Really Who in CanLit (Knopf Canada, 2003), and A Gentleman of Pleasure: One Life of John Glassco, Poet, Translator, Memoirist and Pornographer (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011; shortlisted for the Gabrielle Roy Prize). In a Barnes & Noble one hot south Louisiana afternoon, I opened a copy of Dante's Inferno, the first of his Divine Comedy trilogy, and read these words (the translation I cite in this essay is by Robert and Jean Hollander):. Jul 26, 2013 - (Inferno II, 67-70, translation by Robert and Jean Hollander). Nov 9, 2007 - Recently, the poet Robert Pinsky offered us an English “Inferno”; W. Hollander's Book cover This is one of three volumes of texts, translations, notes, and other pedagogical materials which constitute a distillation of Professor Robert Hollander's many years of teaching Dante at Princeton. Jun 19, 2013 - Hollander Wilbur Wolfendon, whose "physical prowess was the primal glory of the race", and Solly, forever "gesticulating wildly after the manner of his race", are the two ends of a thread of racism that runs through Rev Kerby's book. Jul 9, 2008 - Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar of unmatched reputation and his wife, Jean, is an accomplished poet. Right now, however, I think I would go with the Jean and Robert Hollander translation.