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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Look downward on that globe whose hither side With light from hence , though but reflected , shines ; That place is earth the seat of man , that light His day , which else as the other hemisphere Night would invade , but there the ...
733. the forehead of the deep : that part of the earth's core nearest the surface . ' Deep'usually signified the ocean , but could mean the depths of the earth as well , and diamonds come from the earth not the sea . 1. 737. coy : shy .
Milton imagines a Ptolemaic universe with the earth at the centre of nine concentric spheres . The distance from hell to heaven is three times as far as the centre of the earth is from a point on the outermost sphere . 64 1.
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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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