Divine Comedy: Paradiso

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Product code: 00123

ISBN: 978-617-664-270-1

Publish year: 2023

Genre: Poetry

Age categories: Adult

Cover: Hardcover

Amount: 368 pages

Size: 20×13 см

Illustrations: Colour and Black & white

Divine Comedy: Paradiso
Dante Alighieri

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The book completes the publication of the latest Ukrainian translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy by Maksym Strikha (Inferno and Purgatorio were put out by Astrolabe Publishing in 2013 and 2014 respectively). The main goal of this translation was not only to recreate adequately the matter and the poetical form of Dante’s masterpiece, but also to give readers the idea of living, still not chilled .magma. of just then .moulded. by the poet Italian language — in combination of various styles (from highest to low) and sometimes even in certain deviations from the fixed literary norm of today.

At the same time this book, as well as before Inferno and Purgatorio, contains the detailed foreword concerned with the place of Paradiso — the most intricate for perception part of Dante’s masterpiece — in artistic harmony of the Divine Comedy. Among the appendixes there are the completion of Maksym Strikha’s anthology of Ukrainian lyrics connected with Dante’s fi gure for the last over one hundred and fifty years. Also there are two essays on Dante by two prominent poets of the 20th century — Thomas Stearns Eliot and Vasyl Barka.
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Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) — a distinguished Italian poet, prose writer and politician considered as “the father of Italian literature”. His main work — the epic The Divine Comedy — is the masterpiece of the world literature. More details
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