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Paradise Lost

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ISBN-10: 1405129298

ISBN-13: 9781405129299

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Milton, Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer Lewalski

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One in a sereis of books presenting authoritative texts of the complete poetry and major prose of John Milton, this text offers readers the opportunity to experience 'Paradise Lost' in its original 1674 form.
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

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 and study on his own. It is believed that Milton read evertything that had been published in Latin, Greek, and English. He was considered one of the most educated men of his time. Milton also had a reputation as a radical. After his own wife left him early in their marriage, Milton published an unpopular treatise supporting divorce in the case of…    

Note on This Edition
Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Chronology
Introduction
Textual Introduction
Paradise Lost
In Paradisum Amissam Summi Poet�
On Paradise Lost
The Verse
Textual Notes
Appendix: Sketches for Dramas on the Fall, from the Trinity Manuscript
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