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Allen Mandelbaum


Who is Allen Mandelbaum?

Allen Mandelbaum was an American professor of Italian literature, poet, and translator. He was the W. R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities at Wake Forest University. He was born in Albany, New York in 1926. His translation of the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri appeared between 1980 and 1984; they were published by the University of California Press and supported by the notable Dante scholar Irma Brandeis. He subsequently acted as general editor of the California Lectura Dantis, a collection of essays on the Comedy; two volumes, on the Inferno and Purgatorio, have been published.

  • born on (89 years ago) in Albany
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Translator, poet, educator
  • died on (4 years ago) in Winston-Salem
  • written works: "A lied of letterpress for Moser and McGrath", "Chelmaxioms", "From Homer to Dante", "The savantasse of Montparnasse", "The Metamorphoses of Ovid"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to National Book Award for Translation - "The Aeneid"
      • National Book Award for Translation - "The Aeneid"
      • nominated to National Book Award for Translation - "Purgatorio"
      • nominated to Pulitzer Prize for Poetry - "The Metamorphoses of Ovid"

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Google previewThree Centuries of American Poetry (2009)

by Allen Mandelbaum, Robert D. Richardson, Jr.

ABOUT THE EDITORS ALLEN MANDELBAUM is an acclaimed poet and.

Google previewDante Encyclopedia (2010)

by Richard Lansing

Allen Mandelbaum (1926–), a poetand translator ofHomer, Virgil, Ovid, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam. Wright, Richard. 1998. Black Boy. New York: Harper. Delano Greenidge-Copprue Ed Bradley was an African American journalist who was best 186 Boxing.

Google previewResearching the Song:A Lexicon (2005)

by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis

Allen Mandelbaum, , as Selected ...

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