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Carlyle, John Aitken 1801-1879

Overview
Works: 77 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 3,679 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Fiction  Portraits  History  Illustrated works  Allegories  Sources  Literature 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
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Most widely held works about John Aitken Carlyle
 
Most widely held works by John Aitken Carlyle
The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

38 editions published between 1932 and 1959 in English and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In middle age Dante realizes he has strayed from the True Way into the Dark Wood of Error, or Wordliness. When he realizes his loss, he looks up to see the first light of the sun, the symbol of divine illumination, lighting the top of a small hill, the Mount of Joy. It is Easter, the time of resurrection and rebirth. These symbols fill Dante with hope and he sets out immediately to climb to the top of Mount Joy. His way is blocked, however, by the Three Beasts of Worldliness--the Leopard of Malice and Fraud, the Lion of violence and ambition, and the She-Wolf of Incntinence--who will drive him back into the darkness of error. When all seems lost, Virgil, Dante's symbol of human reason, to lead him from error. With the easy way to the Mount of Joy blacked, Dante must travel the more difficult way through Hell and Purgatory before reaching the light of God. To help him, Virgil offers Dante another Guide--Beatrice, the symbol of divine love
The Inferno of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dante's theme is universal. ... The story is an allegory representing the soul's journey from spiritual depths to spiritual heights. As mankind exposes itself, by its merits or demerits, to the rewards or the punishments of justice, it experiences 'Inferno' or hell, 'Purgatorio' or purgatory, and 'Paradiso' or heaven, a vision of a world of beauty, light, and song"--container
Dante's Divine comedy: The Inferno. A literal prose translation with the text of the original collated from the best editions, and explanatory notes by Dante Alighieri( Book )

33 editions published between 1847 and 1910 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Scotish poetry by David Irving( Book )

13 editions published between 1861 and 1972 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine comedy [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation] by Dante Alighieri( Recording )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a man who endures the torment of Hell and Purgatory in his quest to reach Paradise
The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1959 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Divine Comedy' begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity. Allen Mandelbaum's astonishingly Dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us the masterpiece that genius whom our greatest poets have recognized as a central model for all poets. This Everyman's edition -- containing in one volume all three cantos, 'Inferno, ' 'Purgatorio, ' and 'Paradiso' -- includes an introduction by Nobel Prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale, a chronology, notes, and a bibliography. Also included are forty-two drawings selected from Botticelli's marvelous late-fifteenth century series of illustrations." ***"An epic poem in which the poet describes his spiritual journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise -- guided first by the poet Virgil and then by his beloved Beatrice -- which results in a purification of his religious faith."
La Divina commedia: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1938 in Italian and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Dante Alighieri : the divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. This Collection Includes:The Divine Comedy, Translated by the Rev. H.F. Cary, Illustrated by Gustave DoréThe Divine Comedy, Translated by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Divine Comedy, Translated by Charles Eliot NortonThe Banquet, Translated by Elizabeth Price Sayer
The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the standard Carlyle-Okey-Wicksteed translation of Dante's classic poem, with full notes
Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 1954 in English and Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's immortal poem enters English in the clearest, the most accurate, the most readable translation in decades, accompanied by a commentary of unsurpassed scholarship. This new verse translation (with facing-page Italian text) is by internationally famed scholar and master teacher Hollander and his wife, poet Jean Hollander
The history of Scottish poetry by David Irving( Book )

3 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divine comedy: The inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

3 editions published between 1849 and 1851 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Scotish poetry : with a memoir and glossary by David Irving( Book )

3 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inferno ; the Purgatorio, and the Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes INFERNO, PURGATORIO, and PARADISO
The inferno : a literal prose translation, with the text of the original collated fom the best editions, and explanatory notes by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's Divine Comedy: the Inferno. A literal prose translation with the text of the original collated from the best editions, and explanatory notes. By John A. Carlyle ... Second edition by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1867 and 1882 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Divina Commedia, with an English prose translation. Edited, with notes, by Hermann Oelsner.] by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 1901 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

2 editions published between 1950 and 1957 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Divine Comedy" was entitled by Dante himself merely "Commedia," meaning a poetic composition in a style intermediate between the sustained nobility of tragedy, and the popular tone of elegy. The word had no dramatic implication at that time, though it did involve a happy ending. The poem is the narrative of a journey down through Hell, up the mountain of Purgatory, and through the revolving heavens into the presence of God. In this aspect it belongs to the two familiar medieval literary types of the Journey and the Vision. It is also an allegory, representing under the symbolism of the stages and experiences of the journey, the history of a human soul, painfully struggling from sin through purification to the Beatific Vision
 
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The divine comedy Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso
Alternative Names
John Carlyle Scottish physician and writer

Джон Карлайл

Languages
English (157)

Italian (8)

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