Tag Archives: Paradiso

My More Difficult Reads – To Date

The other day, with my post on The Brothers Karamazov being a difficult but satisfying read, it got me to thinking about some of the more difficult books I’ve read over the course of the last couple of years.  So this wonderful Sunday morning, I thought I’d go ahead and discuss further some of my […]

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Review of The Paradiso

I just completed Dante’s The Paradiso.  Out of the three canticles, I found this one to be the most religious, philosophical, and political, of The Divine Comedy.  I continued to see the theme where Dante is full of pride, not only about his ability as a poet, but that his style of poetry is the […]

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Teaser Tuesdays – The Paradiso

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along!  Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!  (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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Teaser Tuesdays – The Paradiso

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along!  Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!  (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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Now Reading – The Paradiso

With the completion of the second canticle, The Purgatorio, of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, I will now finish the epic by reading the third canticle, The Paradiso.  As with the previous canticles, I will be reading the Barnes and Noble Classics version of the book, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.  Here is what the back […]

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