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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Then with expanded wings he steers his flight Aloft , incumbent on the dusky air That felt unusual weight , till on dry land He lights , if it were land that ever burned With solid , as the lake with liquid fire ; And such appeared in ...
280 290 Grovelling and prostrate on yon lake of fire , As we erewhile , astounded and amazed , No wonder , fallen such a pernicious height . He scarce had ceased when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore ; his ponderous shield ...
600 610 Thither by harpy - footed Furies haled , At certain revolutions all the damned Are brought : and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extremes , extremes by change more fierce , From beds of raging fire to starve in ice ...
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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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