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The Poetry of John Milton

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674416642

Publication Date: 06/15/2015

Academic Trade

640 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. Transcendence
    • 1. On the Early Poems
    • 2. On “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso”
    • 3. On the Work Not Called Comus
    • 4. On Engagement in A Masque
    • 5. On “Lycidas” as Primitive Art
  • II. Engagement
    • 6. On the Interstitial Latin Poems and an English Fragment
    • 7. On the Sonnets and Shorter Poems of the Political Period
    • 8. On the Romantics and the Principles of Milton
  • III. Transcendental Engagement
    • 9. On History in Paradise Lost
    • 10. On the Origin in Paradise Lost
    • 11. On the Verse of Paradise Lost
    • 12. On the Sublime in Paradise Lost
    • 13. On Temptation in Paradise Lost
    • 14. On the End in Paradise Lost
    • 15. On Late Style in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes
  • Appendix I. References and Texts
  • Appendix II. Chronology of the Poems
  • Notes
  • Index

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