In this re-creation Musa perspectives Dante's purpose as one in all merciless and comedian remark at the self-esteem and self-pity of his protagonist, who purely sometimes glimpses the real nature of affection.
"... the explication de texte which accompanies [Musa's] translation is instructively novel, regularly admirable.... This current paintings deals English readers a long appraisal which should still determine in destiny scholarly discussions." —Choice
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