Divine Comedy.

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Jun 2, 2010

Divine Comedy. by dudenator at 4:10 AM (904 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

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    I was wondering what the best English translation of Divine Comedy is. One that stays truest to the original. It's a pretty epic poem.
     
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    Just read it in its original form, like I did! [​IMG]
     
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    It's the first major use of proper Italian, and is soooo amazing in the original.
     
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    There was me thinking this thread was going to be about the band...
     
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    Already finished Inferno and Purgatorio [​IMG]
    My classmates call me a heretic for reading it though [​IMG]
     
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    This is actually mandatory literature in my school. ._.
     
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    I haven't read more than one translation so I can't answer definitively, but the Melville Anderson translation (1921. A Line-for-Line Translation in the Rime-Form of the Original) was very faithful and includes margin notes.
     

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