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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So he with difficulty and labour hard Moved on , with difficulty and labour he ; But he once past , soon after when man fell , Strange alteration ! Sin and Death amain Following his track , such was the will of heaven , Paved after him ...
The warlike angel moved , Disdainfully half smiling thus replied . O loss of one in heaven to judge of wise , Since Satan fell , whom folly overthrew , And now returns him from his prison scaped , Gravely in doubt whether to hold them ...
... and as to passion moved , Fluctuates disturbed , yet comely and in act Raised , as of some great matter to begin . As when of old some orator renowned In Athens or free Rome , where eloquence Flourished , since mute , to some great ...
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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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