Interview with Dante Alighieri
Guest Star / January 13, 2016

He is regarded as the founder, or rather, the father of the Italian language and Italian literature. His works and poems are still today studied in the major schools and universities all over the world. I am speaking about Dante Alighieri, the famous poet and Italian writer born in the Middle Age and well known for writing the poem titled La Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy ). That is a work consisting of three volumes, each one titled with the several names of the otherwordly places of the hereafter, namely Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. Dante wrote his most famous poem when he was banished from Florence, his hometown. Today, even though in an imaginary interview, he is along with us and with global readers, to tell about himself and his unique and extraordinary work. I wish you enjoy this interview very much, to learn more about Italian literature and its supreme authors.   Rosalba: Mr. Dante Alighieri, thank you so much for accepting this interview. Dante Alighieri: Thank you so much to you for this great opportunity. To tell the truth, I am a little embarrassed to speak in English. Rosalba: I know and understand your unease. Moreover, you are…