Dante Alighieri, , trans. from the Italian by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander. . Doubleday, $35 (768pp) ISBN 978-0-385-49699-5
In addition to the Pessoa title reviewed above, a tremendous amount of terrific poetry in translation is due this fall and winter. The books listed below, in varying ways, re-examine classics and introduce modern masters to English speakers.
With its elegant, carefully negotiated translations and canto-by-canto notes, outlines and annotations, this second volume from the Hollanders takes its place beside last year's
Reviewed on: 11/11/2002