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Paradise Lost by John Milton
Book DescriptionIn this authoritative edition of John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost is presented in the original language of its 1674 publication, with explanatory annotations and word glosses. * Edited by one of the world's leading Milton scholars, the author of the acclaimed The Life of Milton (Blackwell 2000), which won the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Book Award * Offers readers the opportunity to experience the brilliance and beauty of Paradise Lost as it was experienced by his contemporaries * Presents Paradise Lost in its original 1674 form * Incorporates accidentals (spelling and punctuation) from the 1674 edition * Recovers Miltonic rhythms, pronunciations, and sound qualities often lost in modern editions * Annotates names, places, biblical and literary allusions, and unfamiliar words * Includes illustrations by John Baptista Medina from the 1688 Folio edition
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405129282
(243mm x 175mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Milton
Areopagitica and Other Prose Works, Paperback (December 2016)
Collection of Milton's most significant prose works features the famous tract "Areopagitica," a defense of freedom of speech, plus "Of Education," "Autobiographical Extracts," "The Doctrine and Disciple of Divorce," other essays.
Comus and Other Poems, Paperback (March 2015)
Originally printed in 1904, this book contains a collection of poems by John Milton, drawn from the editions of 1645 and 1673.
Old Nurse's Story, Paperback (February 2015)
A phantom child roams the Northumberland moors, while a host of fairytale characters gone to seed gather in the dark, dark woods...
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John Milton was celebrated and denounced in his own time both as a poet and as a polemicist. This edition of Milton's major prose works includes: Of Education, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates and the Divorce tracts, as well as the famous 1644 polemical tract on the opposing licensing and censorship, Areopagitica.
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Author Biography - John Milton
Barbara K. Lewalski is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English Literature and of History and Literature at Harvard University. She is author of the definitive critical biography, The Life of Milton (Blackwell, 2000), which won the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Book Award, and which has been widely celebrated. Her many other publications include Paradise Lost and the Rhetoric of Literary Forms (1985); Milton's Brief Epic: The Genre, Meaning and Art of Paradise Regained (1966); and Protestant Poetics and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric (1979).
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