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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You may as well spread out the unsunned heaps Of miser's treasure by an outlaw's den , And tell me it is safe , as bid me hope Danger will wink on opportunity , And let a single helpless maiden pass Uninjured in this wild surrounding ...
... gulf Tamely endured a bridge of wondrous length From hell continued reaching the utmost orb Of this frail world ; by which the spirits perverse With easy intercourse pass to and fro To tempt or punish mortals , except whom God and ...
Here pilgrims roam , that strayed so far to seek In Golgotha him dead , who lives in heaven ; And they who to be sure of Paradise Dying put on the weeds of Dominic , Or in Franciscan think to pass disguised ; They pass the planets seven ...
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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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