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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IO Sonnet 14 When faith and love which parted from thee never , Had ripened thy just soul to dwell with God , Meekly thou didst resign this earthy load Of death , called life ; which us from life doth sever . Thy works and alms and all ...
... to imp their serpent wings , O yet a nobler task awaits thy hand ; For what can war , but endless war still breed , Till truth , and right from violence be freed , And public faith cleared from the shameful brand Of public fraud .
Sonnet 14 ( When faith and love which parted from thee never ' ) . There are three MSS of this poem ; one in Milton's hand is titled ' On the religious memory of Mrs Catharine Thomason my Christian friend deceased 16 December 1646 ' .
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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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