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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a 450 460 By that uxorious king , whose heart though large , Beguiled by fair idolatresses , fell To idols foul . Thammuz came next behind , Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties ...
The name Milton assigns his ' learned friend'Edward King is a commonplace one in classical and Renaissance pastorals . King ( 1612–37 ) entered Christ's College , Cambridge , in 1626 at the age of 14 ; he and Milton had the same tutor ...
Uther's son : King Arthur , son of Uther Pendragon . 1. 581. Armoric : from Brittany . 1. 583. Aspramont or Montalban : castles in the chivalric romances . 1. 584. Damasco ( Damascus ) . . . Morocco , or Trebizond : scenes of jousts ...
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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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