An epic masterpiece and a foundational paintings of the Western canon, The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his consultant; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and reunion together with his useless love, Beatrice; and, eventually, his arrival in Heaven. studying questions of religion, wish, and enlightenment and supplied with semiautobiographical information, Dante's poem is a brilliantly nuanced and relocating allegory of human redemption. This acclaimed clean verse translation is released the following in a one-volume variation in Penguin Classics' black-spine dress.
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