Anthony Esolen
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Anthony Esolen

Anthony Esolen is a professor of English and a writer in residence at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts in Warner, New Hampshire. He is a senior editor of Touchstone magazine, and a contributing editor of Crisis and Chronicles. A poet in his own right, Professor Esolen is known for his verse translations of epic poetry, including the three volumes of Dante's Divine Comedy (Random House, Modern Library), Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered (Johns Hopkins), and Lucretius' On the Nature of Things (Johns Hopkins). His sacred work, The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lord, is a book length sacred poem centered on the life of Christ. A noted essayist and social commentator, Anthony Esolen has published books on a broad range topics from literature, to theology, to education and culture, ancient to modern. Books by Anthony Esolen On the Nature of Things (Verse translation of Lucretius’ De rerum natura, with scholarly commentary) Johns Hopkins, 1995 Jerusalem Delivered (Verse translation of Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata, with scholarly commentary) Johns Hopkins, 2000 Ironies of Faith: The Laughter at the Heart of Christian Literature ISI, 2007 Inferno (verse translation of Dante’s Inferno) Random House, Modern Library Edition, 2002 Purgatory (verse translation of Dante's Purgatorio) Random House, Modern Library Edition, 2003 Paradise (verse translation of Dante's Paradiso) Random House, Modern Library Edition, 2005 The Beauty of the Word: A Running Commentary on the Roman Missal Magnificat, 2012 Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching (treatise on the social teaching of Pope Leo XIII) Sophia Instute Press, 2014 The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization Regnery, 2008 Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of your Child ISI, 2010 Roman Missal Companion Magnificat, 2011 Reflections on the Christian Life Sophia Institute Press, 2012 Living the Days of Advent and the Christmas Season Paulist Press, 2013 Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity St. Benedict Press, 2014 Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child ISI, 2015 Real Music: A Guide to the Timeless Hymns of the Church Tan Books, 2016 Angels, Barbarians, & Nincompoops Tan Books, 2017 Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture Regnery, 2017 Nostalgia: Going Home in a Homeless World Regnery, 2018 No Apologies: How Civilization Depends on the Strength of Men Regnery, 2022 Defending Boyhood Tan Books, 2018 How the Church Has Changed the World, Magnificat, Volume One, 2019; Volume Two, 2020; Volume Three 2022 In the Beginnng Was the Word Angelico Press, 2021 The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lord Ignatius, 2018 Peppers New Poets Series, 1991
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