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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What fury O son , Possesses thee to bend that mortal dart Against thy father's head ? and know'st for whom ; For him who sits above and laughs the while At thee ordained his drudge , to execute Whate'er his wrath , which he calls ...
280 290 O thou in heaven and earth the only peace Found out for mankind under wrath , O thou My sole complacence ! well thou know'st how dear To me are all my works , nor man the least Though last created , that for him I spare Thee ...
Till I espied thee , fair indeed and tall , Under a platan , yet methought less fair , Less winning soft , less amiably mild , Than that smooth watery image ; back I turned , Thou following cried'st aloud , Return fair Eve , Whom fly'st ...
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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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