The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems (Bantam Classics)

The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems (Bantam Classics)

John Milton, Burton Raffel

reasonable, compact, and authoritative, this one-volume version of The Annotated Milton encompasses the enormous sweep of John Milton’s poetry. listed below are Milton’ s early works, together with his first nice poem, “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” the sunshine and lyrical “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso,” the masque Comus, and the lushly attractive pastoral elegy “Lycidas.” the following, too, integrated of their entirety, are the 3 epic poems thought of to be one of the best works within the English language: Paradise misplaced, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes.

Fully annotated by way of Burton Raffel, this extraordinary variation clarifies the complicated allusions of Milton’s verse and references the non-public, spiritual, ancient, and legendary impacts that encouraged the good blind poet of britain, who ranks one of the undisputed giants of global literature.

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