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Paradise lost; a poem.

Author: John Milton
Publisher: London, Printed for Sharpe by Whittingham, 1821.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the center of this story, he also created an intensely human tragedy on the Fall of Man. Written when Milton was in his fifties blind, bitterly disappointed by the Restoration, and briefly in danger of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry
Poetry
Poésie épique
Poésie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Paradise lost.
London, Printed for Sharpe by Whittingham, 1821
(OCoLC)794642595
Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Milton
OCLC Number: 79617337
Description: 2 volumes illustrations
Contents: Volume [1]. Books I-VI --
Volume [2]. Books VII-XII.

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In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the center of this story, he also created an intensely human tragedy on the Fall of Man. Written when Milton was in his fifties blind, bitterly disappointed by the Restoration, and briefly in danger of execution, Paradise Lost's apparent ambivalence toward authority has led to intense debate about whether it manages to justify the ways of God to men, or exposes the cruelty of Christianity.

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