• Refiner's Fire Cover (English 4)
  • Winter's Tale (English 5)
  • A Soldier of the Great War Cover (English 4)
  • Memoir From Antproof Case Cover (English 3)
  • cover image for Freddy & Fredericka, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for In Sunlight and In Shadow, by Mark Helprin
  • A Dove of the East Cover (English 3)
  • Ellis Island Cover (English 6)
  • cover image for The Pacific, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for Swan Lake, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for A City in Winter, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for The Veil of Snows, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for A Kingdom Far and Clear, by Mark Helprin
  • cover image for Digital Barbarism, by Mark Helprin

Mark Helprin

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Mark Helprin belongs to no literary school, movement, tendency, or trend. As many have observed and as Time Magazine has phrased it, “He lights his own way.” His three collections of short stories (A Dove of the East and Other Stories, Ellis Island and Other Stories, and The Pacific and Other Stories), five novels (Refiner's Fire, Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir From Antproof Case, and Freddy and Fredericka), and three children's books (Swan Lake, A City in Winter, and The Veil of Snows, all illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg), speak eloquently . . .  Learn more >

Recollecting Dante’s Divine Comedy

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A beautifully accomplished guide to the interpretation of four of Mark Helprin’s novels in terms of their relation to Dante’s Divine Comedy. Craig and MacDonald demonstrate that A Soldier of the Great War, In Sunlight and in Shadow, and Winter’s Tale substantially correspond to, respectively, Dante’s Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. The author himself has acknowledged his debt to Dante and references to the Comedy appear throughout his works. It is not that Helprin’s novels track their Dantean antecedents slavishly, or even follow the structure . . .  Learn more >