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Mary Jo Bang’s Inferno Translation Reviewed February 6, 2013: Most poets and scholars have a favorite translation of Dante's Inferno. We freely admit to having a soft spot for the first U.S. translation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but we know that not every reader wants a version rendered with such romantic language. For rhyme purists, there's Laurence Binyon's translation rendered in terza rima (with [...] by