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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... but on himself Treble confusion , wrath and vengeance poured . Forthwith upright he rears from off the pool His mighty stature ; on each hand the flames Driven backward slope their pointing spires , and rolled In billows , leave i ...
... I for his sake will leave Thy bosom , and this glory next to thee Freely put off , and for him lastly die Well pleased , on me let Death wreak all his rage ; Under his gloomy power I shall not long Lie vanquished ; thou hast given ...
Serpent , thy overpraising leaves in doubt The virtue of that fruit , in thee first proved : But say , the tree , from hence how far ? For many are the trees of God that grow In Paradise , and various , yet unknown To us , in such ...
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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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