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Paradise lost

Author: John Milton
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Alma Classics, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven." Blind, broken by the death of his wife and bitterly disappointed by the Restoration, Milton dictated his sweeping biblical epic Paradise Lost to a series of helpers. While the struggle between God and Satan rages across the cosmos, the human tragedy of Adam and Eve the temptation and fall is movingly depicted in language unsurpassed in its musicality and beauty. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Milton, John.
Paradise Lost.
London : Alma Books, ©2019
Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Milton
ISBN: 9780714549774 0714549770
OCLC Number: 1120690641
Description: 1 online resource (385 pages)
Responsibility: John Milton.

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Paradise Lost has been revered since its initial publication, inspiring writers from Mary Shelley to William Wordsworth, and is widely considered to be the greatest poem ever written in the English  Read more...

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"Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart;Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea:Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free" -- William Wordsworth

 
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