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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Thus they Breathing united force with fixed thought Moved on in silence to soft pipes that charmed Their painful steps o'er the burnt soil ; and now Advanced in view , they stand , a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms ...
Thou sun , said I , fair light , And thou enlightened earth , so fresh and gay , Ye hills and dales , ye rivers , woods , and plains , And ye that live and move , fair creatures , tell , Tell , if ye saw , how came I thus , how here ?
Yet on she moves , now stands and eyes thee fixed , About thave spoke , but now , with head declined Like a fair flower surcharged with dew , she weeps And words addressed seem into tears dissolved , Wetting the borders of her silken ...
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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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