Dante’s Divine Comedy: tasting notes 1 – the dark wood

Dante is at once the most influential and the most neglected of Europe‚Äôs poets. Since the early 14th century, when he wrote, he has inspired countless other writers in almost every European language, yet today he has few readers outside academia and Italy. In this series of commentaries written to mark the 700th anniversary of … Continue reading Dante’s Divine Comedy: tasting notes 1 – the dark wood