Item #61529 Dante's Inferno. Translations by twenty contemporary poets. Introduced by James Merrill. With an afterword by Guiseppe Mazzotta. Edited by Daniel Halpern. Dante Alighieri.
Dante's Inferno. Translations by twenty contemporary poets. Introduced by James Merrill. With an afterword by Guiseppe Mazzotta. Edited by Daniel Halpern
Dante's Inferno. Translations by twenty contemporary poets. Introduced by James Merrill. With an afterword by Guiseppe Mazzotta. Edited by Daniel Halpern
Dante's Inferno. Translations by twenty contemporary poets. Introduced by James Merrill. With an afterword by Guiseppe Mazzotta. Edited by Daniel Halpern

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Dante's Inferno. Translations by twenty contemporary poets. Introduced by James Merrill. With an afterword by Guiseppe Mazzotta. Edited by Daniel Halpern

[Hopewell, NJ]: The Ecco Press, [1993]. Edition limited to 145 copies, this being one of 125 numbered copies signed by all the poets (this, copy no. 19); folio, pp. xiii, [1], 199, [3]; title page printed in red and black; signed frontispiece by Francesco Clemente laid in, as issued; original black morocco-backed red linen, gilt lettering direct on spine, publisher's slipcase; fine. Original prospectus laid in. From the library of Kim Merker. With all the required signatures on the colophon, including: Seamus Heaney, Richard Wilbur, W. S. Merwin, Amy Clampitt, Mark Strand, Robert Pinsky, Galway Kinnell, Cynthia Macdonald, Jorie Graham, Charles Wright, Richard Howard, Stanley Plumly, C. K. Williams, Susan Mitchell, Carolyn Forche, Alfred Corn, Sharon Olds, Deborah Digges, Robert Hass, James Merrill, and Daniel Halpern. A collaborative version into English by multiple poets, each rendering their canto(s) via terza rima, prosaic sound, a modified rhyme scheme, blank verse, or free verse. Beautifully printed by Michael and Winifred Bixler on Rives heavyweight paper after a design by Peter A. Andersen, and bound by Claudia Cohen. Item #61529

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