Translated by Joseph Tusiani, Introduction and notes by Guiseppe Di Scipio. Bilingual format Italian/English, 244 pages.
These poems offer readers wonderful insights into the personality of the great Florentine poet. They are indispensable for an understanding of the Divine Comedy. Joseph Tusiani, the foremost translator of Italian poetry, has done miracles in Dante’s Lyric Poems. Giuseppe Di Scipio’s incisive introduction and copious notes make this volume a must for all students of Dante.