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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... here nature first begins Her farthest verge , and Chaos to retire As from her outmost works a broken foe With tumult less and with less hostile din , That Satan with less toil , and now with ease Wafts on the calmer wave by dubious ...
Till I espied thee , fair indeed and tall , Under a platan , yet methought less fair , Less winning soft , less amiably mild , Than that smooth watery image ; back I turned , Thou following cried'st aloud , Return fair Eve , Whom fly'st ...
Is pain to them Less pain , less to be fled , or thou than they Less hardy to endure ? Courageous chief , The first in flight from pain , hadst thou alleged To thy deserted host this cause of flight , Thou surely hadst not come sole ...
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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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