The Poetical Works of John Milton by John MiltonThe Poetical Works of John Milton by John Milton

The Poetical Works of John Milton

byJohn MiltonEditorWilliam Aldis Wright

Paperback | June 2, 2011

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Originally published in 1903, this collection gathers together the poetry of John Milton in a single volume. The text is carefully edited by William Aldis Wright (1831-1914), a renowned scholar of the time and a Milton specialist. In the preface Wright explains the reasons behind favouring particular editions and various editorial judgements, the end result being an attempt to remain as close to Milton's original vision as possible. There are numerous critical notes, but in accordance with a generally unobtrusive approach, these are contained towards the end of the text. This remains a fine edition that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Milton scholarship and the history of English literature.
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:The Poetical Works of John MiltonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:634 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 1.42 inPublished:June 2, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521175933

ISBN - 13:9780521175937

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Table of Contents

1. A Paraphrase on Psalm CXIV; 2. Psalm CXXXVI; 3. On the Death of a Fair Infant Dying of a Cough; 4. At a Vacation Exercise in the College; 5. On the Morning of Christ's Nativity; 6. Upon the Circumcision; 7. The Passion; 8. On Time; 9. At a Solemn Music; 10. Song on May Morning; 11. On Shakespeare; 12. On the University Carrier; 13. Another on the Same; 14. An Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester; 15. L'Allegro; 16. Il Penseroso; 17. Arcades; 18. Comus; 19. Lycidias; 20. Sonnets; 21. Translations; 22. Nine of the Psalms Done into Metre; 23. Psalms Done into Verse, 1653; 24. Paradise Lost; 25. Paradise Regained; 26. Samson Agonistes; 27. Latin Poems; 28. Epigrammata; 29. Sylvarum Liber; Notes.