John Ciardi in the Seventh Circle of Hell

By John DuVal.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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An examination of differences between John Ciardi's translation of the Inferno and Dante's original indicates how critics might appreciate the creative aspects of a translation.

Keywords: Translation, Dante, Inferno

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.63-68. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.761MB).

John DuVal

The Academy of American Poets granted John DuVal the 1992 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for his translation of Cesare Pascarella's The Discovery of America. He received a 1999-2000 NEA for his translation of a play by Adam le Bossu. His most recent book of translations is From Adam to Adam: Seven Old French Plays, with Pegasus Paperbooks, which has scheduled a third and expanded printing in 2005 of his Fabliaux Fair and Foul (both with Raymond Eichmann). He directs the Program in Literary Translation at the University of Arkansas.

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