The Poetical Works of John Milton
Read Books, 2008 - 644 pages
Originally published in 1905, this is a beautiful collection of Milton's work. Among his more well known works, there are collections of his lesser known poetry, some of which was written when he was barely 15 years old. To accompany these poems, there are lovely, detailed introductions containing a wealth of background information to enable the reader to put them into context. Contents Include: Paradise Lost - Earliest Editions of the Poem - Origin of the Poem and History of its Composition - Scheme and Meaning of the Poem - Text of the Poem - Paradise Regained - Samson Agonistes - Minor Poems - General Introduction - Part One - Introductions to the English Poems - Part Two - Introductions to the Latin Poems
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