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Perhaps due to his heritage, Ciardi's interest in Italian literature resulted in translations of Dante's that many authorities consider classics.
Once a denizen of the English faculties at Harvard and Rutgers, Ciardi, in 1961, broke with formalized education in favor of pursuing his own literary endeavors full-time.
Ciardi recalls a peaceful youth, enlivened by the addition of Irish and Italian families to the neighborhood.
Together they descend through the twenty-four circles of the underworld and encounter the tormented souls of the damned - from heretics and pagans to gluttons, criminals and seducers - who tell of their sad fates and predict events still to come in Dante's li Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God.
At the summit of Purgatory, where repentant sinners are purged of their sins, Virgil departs, having led Dante as far as human knowledge is able, to the threshold of Paradise. Singleton (1970–75), John Ciardi (1977), Allen Mandelbaum (1980–84), Robert M. Martinez (1996–2011), Robert and Jean Hollander (2000–07), and Robin Kirkpatrick (2006–07).