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"Jonathan P. Gill" <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 23 Jan 1998 17:01:16 -0500
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It may be worth remembering the translation of the Comedy by
Longfellow--the first great American Dante expert, the inventor
of Comparative Literature, and a distant relative of Pound.
Recall that Longfellow was bedtime reading for the young Ezra--though
probably not his Dante.
Jonathan Gill
Columbia University