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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( This does not mean , however , that he would have approved of the excerpting of the poem that will be found in this edition . ) This all too human response to the poem serves to register its demands . And indeed the sublimity of the ...
Ruskin comments in Sesame and Lilies : ' A “ Bishop ” means “ a person who sees . ” A “ Pastor " means one who feeds . The most unbishoply character ... is therefore to be blind . The most unpastoral is , instead of feeding , to want to ...
The name means “ enemy ' ; his original name was Lucifer , ' bringer of light ' . 1. 84. If ... changed . The words contain a double echo , of Aeneas seeing a vision of the dead Hector on the night Troy fell , ' quantum mutatus ab illo ...
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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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