P.N. Furbank, 22 August 1996
Show More The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, translated by Allen Mandelbaum.
Everyman, 798 pp., £14.99, May 1995, 1 85715 183 6Show More
The Inferno of Dante. A New Verse Translation by Robert Pinsky, illustrated by Michael Mazur.
Dent, 427 pp., £20, February 1996, 9780460877640Show More
Dante’s Hell translated by Steve Ellis.
Chatto, 208 pp., £15.99, March 1994, 0 7011 6127 2Show More
“... like ours, and that of the poet, who, by the journey’s end, claims to share God’s view.’ Michael Mazur’s tenebrous illustrations are sometimes most evocative and impressive. His bird’s-eye view of the infernal abyss is too murky to make much of, but he has had the neat idea of superimposing an explanatory overlay of the kind you get in ...”