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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He published little until the appearance of Poems of Mr John Milton , both English and Latin in 1646 , when he was ... In 1671 , Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes appeared , followed two years later by an expanded edition of his ...
Thus they in mutual accusation spent The fruitless hours , but neither self - condemning , And of their vain contest appeared no end . From Book X 90 ( CHRIST DESCENDS TO EDEN ) Down he descended straight ; the speed of gods Time counts ...
As an immediate model of the Protestant biblical epic , he had Guillaume Salluste , Sieur du Bartas ' enormously influential Les Semaines et les Jours ( 1578 ) , which appeared in English in Joshua Sylvester's translation as Divine ...
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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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