Editions of the Commedia with English translation:
Dante, Robin Kirkpatrick (Editor, Translator), Dante: Inferno (Penguin Classics, Paperback, 2006); Purgatorio (Penguin Classics, 2007); Paradiso (Penguin Classics, 2007)
Robert Durling and Ronald L. Martinez (trans.), Inferno (Oxford University Press, 1996); Purgatorio (Oxford University Press, 2003); the Paradiso volume in this series is yet to appear
Robert and Jean Hollander (trans.), Inferno (Random House, 2000); Purgatorio (Random House, 2003); Paradiso (Random House, 2007)
M. Musa, The Divine Comedy (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984-86; translation only)
J. Sinclair, The ‘Divine Comedy’ of Dante Alighieri, 3rd edn, 3 vols (London: Oxford University Press, 1971; facing translation)
C. S. Singleton, The Divine Comedy, 6 vols (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970-75; facing translation)
S. Bemrose, A New Life of Dante (Exeter: Exeter University Press, 2000)
P. Boyde, Dante Philomythes and Philosopher: Man in the Cosmos (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981)
Patrick Boyde, Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante's Comedy (Cambridge, 2000)
P. Boyde, Perception and Passion in Dante’s ‘Comedy’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
W. Fowlie, A Reading of Dante’s ‘Inferno’ (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1981)
Joan M. Ferrante, The Political Vision of the ‘Divine Comedy’ (Princeton University Press, 1984)
Eric Griffiths and Matthew Reynolds (editors), Dante in English (London: Penguin Books, 2005)
Nick Havely (ed.), Dante’s Modern Afterlife: Reception and Response from Blake to Heaney (St Martin’s Press, 1998)
Robert Hollander, Dante: A Life in Works (Yale University Press, 2001)
Claire E. Honess, From Florence to the Heavenly City: The Poetry of Citizenship in Dante (Legenda, 2006)
G. Holmes, Dante (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980)
R. Jacoff (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Dante (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Margaret Kean, Inferno: a Cultural History of Hell (due for publication in 2009 from I.B.Tauris)
R. Kirkpatrick, Dante: the ‘Divine Comedy’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987)
Alison Morgan, Dante and the Medieval Other World (Cambridge University Press, 1990)
Ralph Pite, The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry (Oxford, 1994)
John A. Scott, Understanding Dante (University of Notre Dame Press, 2004)
John Woodhouse (ed.), Dante and Governance (Clarendon Press, 1997)
P. Wicksteed, The Early Lives of Dante translated by Philip H. Wicksteed (London: Moring, 1904)
Richard Lansing (ed.), The Dante Encyclopedia (Garland, 2000)
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