• "Dante published his ambitious and unusual poem, Divine Comedy, more than seven hundred years ago. In the ensuing centuries countless retellings, innumerable … [Continue Reading]

    Dinty W. Moore, <em>To Hell With It: Of Sin and Sex, Chicken Wings, and Dante’s Entirely Ridiculous, Needlessly Guilt-Inducing Inferno</em> (2021)
  • Contributed by Robert Jones (Louisiana State University, Alexandria '19) … [Continue Reading]

    Bust of Dante, Northwestern State University of Louisiana (Natchitoches, LA)
  • "Move over smiley face. Welcome to the Seventh Circle of Hell. "Nineties grunge-rock band Nirvana, already embroiled in a long-running legal battle against … [Continue Reading]

    Nirvana Sued For Use of “Upper Hell” Map
  • Irish printmaker Liam Ó Broin completed a series of 100 lithographs based on Dante's Commedia in honor of the 700th anniversary of the poet's death in 2021. The … [Continue Reading]

    Liam Ó Broin’s <em>Commedia</em> Lithographs (2021)
  • A vengeful sheering Great Lakes wind, uprooting trees, flinging roof shingles— split stumps and flayed branches. A whole dangle of modifiers. Infinitives … [Continue Reading]

    Leonard Kress, “That Day We Read No More” (2019)

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Dante Today is a curated, crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture. Online since 2006.