Odes, Pastorals, Masques by John MiltonOdes, Pastorals, Masques by John Milton

Odes, Pastorals, Masques

byJohn MiltonEditorJohn Broadbent, Winifred Maynard

Paperback | March 28, 1975

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First published in 1975 as part of the Cambridge Milton series, this volume brings together Milton's early religious odes, pastorals, and masques, including Ode on the morning of Christ's nativity, L'allegro, Il penseroso, Arcades, Comus, and Lycidas. Each work is given its own introduction, and is accompanied in most cases by extensive notes, commentaries, and appendices. Designed for use by the individual student, the class, and the teacher in schools, colleges, and universities, the Cambridge Milton offers a unique emphasis and approach to the poetry, which encourages individual resourcefulness in the exploration of the texts.
John Milton, English scholar and classical poet, is one of the major figures of Western literature. He was born in 1608 into a prosperous London family. By the age of 17, he was proficient in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Milton attended Cambridge University, earning a B.A. and an M.A. before secluding himself for five years to read, write...
Title:Odes, Pastorals, MasquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.59 inPublished:March 28, 1975Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521204569

ISBN - 13:9780521204569

Appropriate for ages: 16 - adult


Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction John Broadbent; Part I. Early Religious Odes: 1. The Nativity Ode Winifred Maynard; 2. The Passion David Aers; 3. Upon the Circumcision David Aers; 4. On time David Aers; 5. At a Solemn Music Winifred Maynard; Part II. Pastorals and Masques: 6. L'Allegro and Il Penseroso Lorna Sage; 7. Arcades and Comus Peter Mendes; 8. Lycidas John Broadbent and others; Appendices.