[Milton-L] Eden as a dangerous place

Dario Rivarossa dario.rivarossa at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 02:18:40 EST 2015

Dear friends and scholars

writing my recent epigrams in fair copy, I 'came across' one whose basic
pun, once in a while, also works in English . . .  because it is in Latin.
Since the subject is Miltonian in the sense that the scene is set in Eden
(Purgatorio, canto 30, keeping William Blake's comments in mind), here it


And it thus came to pass that Dante

found himself, all atrembling,

before the



il Tassista / the Tasso Driver
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