Oxford University Press, 1994 - 324 páginas
Perhaps the greatest poet in the English language after Shakespeare, John Milton actually published very little until the appearance of Poems of Mr John Milton, both English and Latin in 1646, when he was thirty-seven. Including a wide range of his verse, this completely new selection of
Milton's finest poetry offers extensive passages from Samson Agonistes, Paradise Regained, and his most famous work, Paradise Lost. Accessible and fully annotated, this volume shows just why Milton's influence on English poetry and criticism has been incalculable.
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As a secondary effect ; in Judg . 16:30 , Samson prays , ' Let me die with the Philistines ' ; Milton is perhaps concerned to remove the implication that the hero's intentions include suicide . 1. 6. else : otherwise . 1.
Promise was : see Judg . 13 : 5 . 11. 50–1 . to ... tears . Milton conflates Dalila's treachery with Samson's earlier betrayal by the woman of Timnath ( Judg . 14 : 17 ) . 1. 55. secure : overconfident . 184 1.
The Israelites agreed that they would not attack him themselves ; see Judg . 15 : 12 . 1. 263. trivial weapon : the jaw bone of an ass ; cf. l . 142 above . 189 l . 266. by this : by this time . Gath : one of the five principal ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing
Recently, I read PL during my morning walks. Often aloud, it went surprisingly fast--about half a book per day, completed in a month. Of course, so many of the allusions, even with good footnotes and ... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - dalekk - LibraryThing
The texts in this book form a central part of my dissertation so my copy is very well-thumbed! It's great for students like myself as there's room for annotations etc. and has informative footnotes ... Leer comentario completo
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