Paradise Lost by John Milton

Paradise Lost

byJohn Milton, William Kerrigan, John Rumrich...

Kobo ebook | August 31, 2011

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Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library’s highly acclaimed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this edition reflects up-to-date scholarship and includes a substantial Introduction, fresh commentary, and other features—annotations on Milton’s classical allusions, a chronology of the writer’s life, clean page layouts, and an index—that make it the definitive twenty-first-century presentation of John Milton’s timeless signature work.

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...
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Title:Paradise LostFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 31, 2011Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307757897

ISBN - 13:9780307757890

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best epic poem you'll ever read. This poem has it all - the original battle of good v evil and it is in here that we see another side to many characters in the bible.
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Epic! One of the greatest, if not the greatest epic poems of all time. Everytime I reread this poem I find new ways to think about it and fall deeper and deeper into my obsession with it. I recommend this to anyone who is a fan of literature. Once you read it, you will no be able to unsee the endless connections!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic! One of the great epic poems.
Date published: 2016-11-10