Dante's Divine Comedy by Seymour Chwast
A Graphic Adaptation

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Dante's Divine Comedy: A Graphic Adaptation
 

About Seymour Chwast

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Seymour Chwast was born in New York City and is a graduate of The Cooper Union, where he studied illustration and graphic design. He is a founding partner of the celebrated Push Pin Studios, whose distinct style has had a worldwide influence on contemporary visual communications. In 1985 the studio's name was changed to the Pushpin Group, of which Mr. Chwast is the director. More information about Mr. Chwast can be found at www.pushpininc.com.
 
Published August 31, 2010 by Bloomsbury USA. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Thus, just as Dante wrote in the Italian vernacular of his day at a time when Latin was the language of philosophy and religion, Chwast has recast the work in today’s vernacular of graphic narrative, sacrificing the literary poetry of the original for visual imagery that is thoroughly accessible.

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Famed artist and graphic designer Chwast has turned his talents to the graphic novel form for the first time, and we can all be happy about it. In a highly compressed version of Dante's Divine Comedy,

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Famed artist and graphic designer Chwast has turned his talents to the graphic novel form for the first time, and we can all be happy about it.

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The most interesting part of Dante’s original is clearly the horror of Hell, but Chwast manages to make this look more tedious than horrible.

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