Item description for Divine Comedies for the New Millennium by Ronald De Rooy & Ronald De Rooy...
The difficulty of translating Dante has, paradoxically, created a steady of flux of translations. Around the year 2000, seven cantiche were translated by Dutchmen and seven by Americans, giving rise to a seminar on the state and tradition of translating Dante in both countries. In the course of discussing these landmark translations, contributors to this volume inevitably make statements about how Dante's masterpiece should be read: as a poem, to be translated fearlessly and confrontationally; as a scholarly text, to be treated cautiously and rigorously; or as some combination of the two?
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2003
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9053566325 ISBN13 9789053566329