Books Kinokuniya Australia

Due to the high volume of orders and maintaining safe COVID-19 measures, there will be a delay in processing and dispatching orders.

While every attempt has been made to ensure STORE STOCK STATUS is accurate, we do run out of stock. To avoid disappointment, please ring 02 9262-7996 to talk to a staff member and order in-store.

The Divine Comedy (Oxford World's Classics) (Reissue) [Paperback]

by Dante Alighieri / Sisson, C. H. (TRN) / Higgins, David H. (EDT)

  • (0)

Described variously as the greatest poem of the European Middle Ages and, because of the author's evangelical purpose, the `fifth Gospel', the Divine Comedy is central to the culture of the west. The poem is a spiritual autobiography in the form of a journey - the poet travels from the dark circles of the Inferno, up the mountain of Purgatory, where Virgil, his guide leaves him to encounter Beatrice in the Earthly Paradise. Dante conceived the poem as the new epic of Christendom, and he creates a world in which reason and faith have transformed moral and social chaos into order. Charles Sisson's blank verse translation is remarkable for its lucidity and vigour, and the Introduction, diagrams, maps, and notes by David Higgins provide the reader with invaluable guidance. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

image of The Divine Comedy (Oxford World's Classics) (Reissue)
9780199535644
  • A$28.32 Online Price
  • A$25.49 Kinokuniya Card Member Price
  • Availability Status : Not Available
  • Retail store and online prices may vary.

domestic delivery FREE Shipping on orders over A$50.00

N.B. While every attempt has been made to ensure stock availability, occasionally we do run out of stock at our stores.

STORE STOCK STATUS Out of Stock

See below for nearest stores with available stock.

To confirm availability and pricing, please call the store directly.

  • Sydney store

    Shelf Location
    :
    Stock
    : Not Available
Item Type English Books (Paperback)
Publication Date 2008/05
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr (GB)
ISBN 9780199535644
Size/Pages 741p

  • 1
  • An Artist of the ...

  • 2
  • Little Fires Ever...

  • 4
  • Midnight's Children

  • 5
  • Whirlwind: The Si...