am 5.5.2002 2:21 Uhr schrieb [log in to unmask] unter [log in to unmask]:
> ["1 fixed my gaze on the eternal fight
> so deeply that my entire vision was consumed in it."
You surely meant "eternal light", dear Steve!
Paradiso XXXIII is the very last Canto of the book that has been haunting me
all my life.
As a child I often browsed through the tome in my father's bookshelve
because of Gustavo Doré's demonic illustrations. Some of them were fuelling
my early sexual desires since some of them are highly erotic, others, such
as the adultresses transformed into spiders, gave me nightmares. Later I
have come to notice that the light always plays a central part in Doré's
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