D. M. Black is a Scottish writer. He has authored several poetry collections, most recently The Arrow-maker (Arc, 2017). Some of his essays on psychoanalytic topics are published under the title Why Things Matter: The Place of Values in Science, Psychoanalysis, and Religion (Routledge, 2011). His website is dmblack.net.
Dante’s Psychological Comedy
D. M. Black finds psychological depth in Dante’s “Comedy” and shares excerpts from his translation of “Purgatorio.”...