Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Translation in blank verse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Portland, ME, 1807 – Cambridge, MA, 1882), the outstanding American poet.
Edition published at Boston in 1886 (first edition 1867).

The complete English translation of the Divine Comedy by H.W. Longfellow is accessible online.

Frontespizio dell’Inferno
Incipit dell’Inferno

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Of a previous edition to the one of 1886 (Boston 1875) we only have Purgatory:

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Frontespizio del Purgatorio ed. 1875

Frontespizio del Purgatorio ed. 1875

 

Incipit del Purgatorio ed. 1875

Incipit del Purgatorio ed. 1875

 

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Portland, Maine, Free and Congress Streets in 1857