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 thick the airy crowd Swarmed and were straitened ; till the signal given , Behold a wonder ! they but now who seemed In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons . Now less than smallest dwarfs , in narrow room Throng numberless ...
Satan from hence now on the lower stair That scaled by steps of gold to heaven gate Looks down with wonder at the sudden view Of all this world at once . As when a scout Through dark and desert ways with peril gone All night ; at last ...
Wonder not , sovereign mistress , if perhaps Thou canst , who art sole wonder , much less arm Thy looks , the heaven of mildness , with disdain , Displeased that I approach thee thus , and gaze Insatiate , I thus single , nor have ...
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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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