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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Nor was his name unheard or unadored In ancient Greece ; and in Ausonian land Men called him Mulciber ; and how he fell From heaven , they fabled , thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements ; from morn To noon he fell ...
IOIO 1020 To that side heaven from whence your legions fell : If that way be your walk , you have not far ; So much the nearer danger ; go and speed ; Havoc and spoil and ruin are my gain . He ceased ; and Satan stayed not to reply ...
All by him fell thou say'st , by whom fell he , What glorious hand gave Samson his death's wound ? Mess . Unwounded of his enemies he fell . Man . Wearied with slaughter then or how ? explain . Mess . By his own hands . Man .
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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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