Dorothy L. Sayers
Introductory Papers on Dante: Volume 1: The Poet Alive in His Writings
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  • Title: Introductory Papers on Dante: Volume 1: The Poet Alive in His Writings
  • Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
  • ISBN: 9781597524919
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Nick says:

      Sayers has provided an excellent work of commentary that serves as a fine introduction to the student of Dante's Divina Commedia. While periodically digressing into matters of greater interest to her academic audience than the general reader would appreciate, this collection of essays offers guidelines on how to read Dante fruitfully, common pitfalls to avoid, and the theological context in which Dante was operating. On numerous occasions, her attentive reading offered solutions to questions of [...]

    2. Jon says:

      Maybe the best intro do Dante I've ever read. A series of expanded lectures written with Sayers's characteristic clarity, wit, and style. She's a bit more high church than I am, by which I mean she doesn't question the authority of the Bible as much as I think she should; but her reading of Dante is always, as far as I can tell, right on the mark. She pretty much devoted the last 15 years of her life to the study and translation of his poetry, and while her translation leaves a lot to be desired [...]

    3. Diana Glyer says:

      A loosely organized collection of lectures that informs and delights. Dorothy L. Sayers devoted more than a decade to studying and translating Dante, and her deep knowledge of the subject shows. Fans of the Inklings may be interested to know that Charles Williams is the one who introduced Sayers to The Divine Comedy and inspired her to learn medieval Italian so that she could do her own translation: The Divine Comedy:1 Hell As others have noted, her translation is not that great, but her notes a [...]

    4. Gina Dalfonzo says:

      Sayers never disappoints. The book is brilliantly written and full of deep literary and spiritual insight.

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