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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... Access denied ; and overhead up grew Insuperable height of loftiest shade , Cedar , and pine , and fir , and branching palm , A sylvan scene , and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade , a woody theatre Of stateliest view .
... if art could tell , How from that sapphire fount the crispèd brooks , Rolling on orient pearl and sands of gold , With mazy error under pendent shades Ran nectar , visiting each plant , and fed Flowers worthy of Paradise which not ...
... a pillared shade High overarched , and echoing walks between ; There oft the Indian herdsman shunning heat Shelters in cool , and tends his pasturing herds At loopholes cut through thickest shade : those leaves They gathered , broad ...
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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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