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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I know thee not , nor ever saw till now Sight more detestable than him and thee . To whom thus the portress of hell gate replied ; Hast thou forgot me then , and do I seem Now in thine eye so foul , once deemed so fair In heaven ...
Thus with the year Seasons return , but not to me returns Day , or the sweet approach of even or morn , Or sight of vernal bloom , or summer's rose , Or flocks , or herds , or human face divine ; But cloud instead , and ever - during ...
Sight hateful , sight tormenting ! thus these two Emparadised in one another's arms The happier Eden , shall enjoy their fill Of bliss on bliss , while I to hell am thrust , Where neither joy nor love , but fierce desire , Among our ...
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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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