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Milton, John

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Works: 9 works in 14 publications in 4 languages and 18 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  Blank verse  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sonnets  Portraits  Illustrated works  Biography  Drama  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PR3560, 821.4
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Publications about John Milton
Publications by John Milton
Most widely held works by John Milton
Paradise lost, and other poems by John Milton( Book )
4 editions published between 1790 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Presents John Milton's epic poem, which chronicles man's fall from grace and Satan's rebellion against God. A biblically annotated edition
Typographic Scheme for a proposed edition of Areopagitica by John Milton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1934 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
John Milton prose : major writings on liberty, politics, religion, and education by John Milton( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Regarded by many as the equal of Shakespeare in poetic imagination and expression, Milton was also a prolific writer of prose, applying his potent genius to major issues of domestic, religious and political liberty. This superbly annotated new publication is the most authoritative single-volume anthology yet of Milton's major prose works. Uses Milton's original language, spelling and punctuationFreshly and extensively annotatedNotes provide unrivalled contextual analysis as well as illuminating the wealth of Milton's allusions and references<li
Samson an oratorio ; as it is perform'd at the Theatres-Royal by Newburgh Hamilton( file )
2 editions published between 1819 and 1828 in German and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Collected Poetical Works of John Milton Extended Annotated Edition by John Milton( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
John Milton was one of the most famous English poets of the 17th century. Besides his epic poems 'Paradise Lost' and 'Paradise Regained' he was also known for his political poems reflecting the turbulences of his age. This edition is annotated with a detailed and rare biographical essay on the author and his works, written by w. P. Trent. Contents: Miscellaneous Poems. On The Morning Of Christs Nativity. The Passion. On Time. Upon The Circumcision. At A Solemn Musick. An Epitaph On The Marchioness Of Winchester. Song On May Morning. On Shakespear (1630). Another On The Same. L'allegro. Il Penseroso. Sonnets. Arcades. Lycidas. A Mask Presented At Ludlow-Castle, 1634. C. Anno Aetatis 17. On The Death Of A Fair Infant Dying Of A Cough. The Fifth Ode Of Horace. Lib. I. Sonnets. On The New Forcers Of Conscience Under The Long Parliament. On The Lord Gen. Fairfax At The Seige Of Colchester. To The Lord Generall Cromwell May 1652. To Sr Henry Vane The Younger. To Mr. Cyriack Skinner Upon His Blindness. Psalms Collection Of Passages Translated In The Prose Writings. Paradise Lost. Paradise Regained. Samson Agonistes
Paradise Lost Extended Annotated & Illustrated Edition by John Milton( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Satan enters Eden and overhears Adam and Eve talking about the tree of knowledge, of the fruit of which they are forbidden to eat under penalty of death, and determines to make them transgress. Book V. The Almighty sends Raphael to warn Adam against Satan. Book VI. Raphael tells of the war in heaven and of the defeat and expulsion of the rebel angels. Book VII. Raphael relates how and why the world was created. Book VIII. Adam tells Raphael what he knows of his own creation and of his nuptials with Eve. Book IX. After Raphael's departure Satan takes the form of a serpent, and finding Eve alone tells her that he has acquired both the power of speech and wisdom by eating the fruit of the forbidden tree. Eve, whose curiosity is aroused, tastes the fruit and at last takes some to Adam and persuades him also to eat. The eyes of both are opened, and they accuse each other. Book X. Satan returns to Pandemonium and relates the success of his mission. Book XI.-
Paradise lost : and, Paradise regained by John Milton( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Published in 1667 and often considered the greatest epic poem in any modern language, Paradise Lost tells the story Of man's first disobedience and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden. In 1671, on the suggestion of a Quaker friend, Milton published Paradise Regained, telling of Jesus' triumphant resistance to Satan's temptation, regaining the Paradise lost by Adam and Eve
The Collected Prose Works of John Milton Extended Annotated Edition by John Milton( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
John Milton belongs to the most important English poets and prose polemicists ever. One of his biographs wrote about him: 'He was the greatest of all human beings: the noblest and the ennobler of mankind. He has steadily grown in the world's reverence, and his fame will still increase with the lapse of ages.' This edition is one of the most complete on the market and annotated with a detailed and rare biographical essay on the author and his works, written by w. P. Trent. Contents: Of Reformation In England, And The Causes That Hitherto Have Hindered It. Of Prelatical Episcopacy, The Reason Of Church-Government Urged Against Prelaty. Animadversions Opon The Remonstrant's Defence Against Smectymnuus. An Apology For Smectymnuus. Of Education. Areopagitica: A Speech For The Liberty Of Unlicensed Printing. The Doctrine And Discipline Of Divorce; The Judgment Of Martin Bucer Concerning Divorce. Tetrachordon. Expositions Upon The Four Chief Passages Of Colasterion. A Reply To A Nameless Answer Against The Doctrine The Tenure Of Kings And Magistrates: Observations On The Articles Of Peace, The Portraiture Of His Majesty In His Solitudes And Sufferings. A Defence Of The People Of England, In Answer To Salmasius's Brief Notes Upon A Late Sermon, Titled, The Fear Of God And The King. The History Of Britain, That Part Especially Now Called England, Of True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration; And What Best Means May Be Used Against The Growth Of Popery. A Brief History Of Moscovia, And Of Other Less Known Countries Lying Eastward Of Russia As Far As Cathay. A Manifesto Of The Lord Protector Of The Commonwealth Of England, Scotland, Ireland, C. The Second Defence Of The People Of England, Against An Anonymous Libel Familiar Epistles, Translated From The Latin, By Robert Fellowes, A. M. Oxon
 
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English (8)
German (4)
Latin (1)
Danish (1)
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