Divine Comedy: Journeys Through a Regional Geography: Three New Works (Paperback)
Journeys Through a Regional Geography: Three New Works
W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393338294, 409pp.
Publication Date: June 21, 2010
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A three-part, epic work challenging our notions about the environment by Australia's preeminent poet of the natural world. Consisting of Purgatorio: Up Close, Paradiso: Rupture, and Inferno: Leisure Centre, John Kinsella's "distractions" on Dante's Divine Comedy journey through time and space. Set in a wheat-belt Western Australia, these poems are a phantasmagoria of the real and imagined, depicting nature in its full regalia, resisting forces of environmental damage and human indifference.