Paradise Lost: Bestsellers and famous Books

Paradise Lost: Bestsellers and famous Books

by John Milton

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Overview

The poem concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton's purpose, stated in Book I, is to "justify the ways of God to men".


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ISBN-13: 9783736417823
Publisher: anboco
Publication date: 10/26/2016
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 415
File size: 539 KB

About the Author

As a young student, John Milton (1608-1674) dreamed of bringing the poetic elocution of Homer and Virgil to the English language. Milton realized this dream with his graceful, sonorous Paradise Lost, now considered the most influential epic poem in English literature. In sublime poetry of extraordinary beauty, Paradise Lost has inspired generations of artists and their works, ranging from the Romantic poets to the books of J. R. R. Tolkien.

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