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Paradise lost : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism

Author: John Milton; Scott Elledge
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1993.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Epic poem describing the creation and the Fall of Man, debating free will, obedience, forbidden knowledge, love, evil, and guilt.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); John Milton; John Milton; Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Milton; Scott Elledge
ISBN: 0393962938 9780393962932
OCLC Number: 25631978
Description: viii, 688 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The text of Paradise lost --
On Paradise lost / Andrew Marvell --
The verse --
Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
Book V --
Book VI --
Book VII --
Book VIII --
Book IX --
Book X --
Book XI --
Book XII --
Biographical, historical, and literary backgrounds: Political and religious issues in the time of Milton / Isabel Rivers --
A brief life of Milton / David Masson --
A paraphrase on Psalm 114 --
From At a vacation exercise in the college --
Sonnet 7 [How soon hath time, the subtle thief of yout] --
From Of reformation in England --
From The reason of church government urged against prelaty --
From The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1643 --
From The second edition of The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1644 --
From Areopagitica --
Sonnet 15 [Fairfax, whose name in arms through Europe rings] --
Sonnet 16 [Cromwell, our chief of men, who through a cloud] --
Sonnet 19 [When I consider how my light is spent] --
Sonnet 22 [Cyricak, this three years'day these eyes] --
Sonnet 23 [Methought I saw my late espoused saint] --
From The ready and easy way to establish a free cmmonwealth --
From Christian doctrine --
Selections from the Bible: From The book of Genesis --
From The book of Exodus --
From The book of Psalms --
From The book of Isaiah --
From The book of Ezekiel --
From The gospel according to St. Matthew --
From The gospel according to St. Mark --
From The gospel according to St. Luke --
From The gospel according to St. John --
From the Acts of the Apostles --
From The first letter of Paul to the Corinthians --
From The first letter of Paul to Timothy --
From The general epistle of James --
From the Revelation of St. John the divine --
Important concepts and topics in Paradise lost: The universe --
Physiology and psychology --
Reason --
The scale of nature --
Angels --
God --
Freedom --
Covenant --
Knowledge --
The fortunate fall --
Paradise --
Truth and poetry --
Criticism: Great writers on Milton, 1688-1929 --
Epigram on Milton / John Dryden --
Milton / Voltaire. Paradise lost / Samuel Johnson --
From the marriage of heaven and hell / William Blake --
London 1802 / William Wordsworth --
Milton / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Milton / John Keats --
Milton / Walter Savage Landor --
Milton / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Milton / Matthew Arnold --
Some remarks on Milton / Virginia Woolf --
Recent criticism: The story of all things / Northrop Frye --
Discovery as form in Paradise lost / Stanley Eugene Fish --
Milton's grand style / Christopher Ricks --
Milton and his precursors / Harold Bloom --
The genres of paradise lost: literary genre as a means of accommodation / Barbara Lewalki --
Adam unparadised / Frank Kermode --
Milton's God --
A little look into chaos / Robert M. Adams --
The relevance of Milton / Christopher Hill --
Passion and subordination / James Grantham Turner --
Female autonomy in Milton's sexual poetics / Janet E. Halley.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: John Milton ; edited by Scott Elledge.

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The second edition of the "Norton Critical Edition" of Milton's "Paradise Lost". The poem, the 1674 version, retains the original punctuation but the spelling has been modernized. The book now  Read more...

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