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Riverside Milton / Edition 1

Riverside Milton / Edition 1

by John Milton
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The first one-volume anthology of John Milton's complete poetry and selected prose to be published in over 30 years, The Riverside Milton reflects the highest quality and most current scholarship. As editor of The Milton Quarterly for 30 years, Roy Flannagan is uniquely qualified to survey Milton's work. Pedagogy includes a comprehensive index designed to help students from undergraduate to graduate levels conceive paper topics; factual introductions; extensive annotations with references; margin definitions; and a chronology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900395809999
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/09/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1248
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

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.

Table of Contents

"The Texts of Milton's Works," John T. Shawcross Milton's Probable Spelling Preferences Biography Early Lives Poetry Minor Poems 1645 Poems Comus Elegiarum and Sylvarum Poems Published only in 1673 Poems Uncollected Poems Major Poems Paradise Lost Paradise Regain'd Samson Agonistes Prose Prolusions Of Reformation Reason of Church Government Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce (1644 ed.) Of Education Areopagitica From Tetrachordon Letters From The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates From Eikonoklastes From Second Defence of the English People Treatise of Civil Power From Readie and Easie Way Of True Religion From On Christian Doctrine

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Tessa_N More than 1 year ago
Every English major and English teacher should own a copy of this anthology. I used this anthology in college and loved it. It has everything a Milton fan could ask for and more. Run out and buy this anthology today!
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