Anthony Esolen on Translating Dante’s Divine Comedy and Dan Brown’s Supercilious Stupidity

Anthony Esolen on Translating Dante’s Divine Comedy and Dan Brown’s Supercilious Stupidity

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‘Dante and Shakespeare divide the modern world between them: there is no third’ —T.S Elliot The most towering epic poem in Western literature, save perhaps the works of Homer, is Dante's Divine Comedy. In this episode we are going to talk about the history of the poem, how it was understood across the centuries, and what it has to say to 21st man today. And our guest is perhaps the most qualified person on the planet to do so. Anthony Esolen is a literature professor and Dante scholar who ... See More

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