Samson Agonistes / Edition 1

Samson Agonistes / Edition 1

by John Milton, F. T. (Ed.) Prince, F. T. Prince
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019831910X

ISBN-13: 9780198319108

Pub. Date: 02/28/1970

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

John Milton was a legendary English poet in the seventeenth century and he also was a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Milton's poetry is distinguished for its themes of freedom and self-determination and it also discussed the major political issues of his day.

Samson Agonistes is a tragic play based off the story of Samson from

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John Milton was a legendary English poet in the seventeenth century and he also was a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Milton's poetry is distinguished for its themes of freedom and self-determination and it also discussed the major political issues of his day.

Samson Agonistes is a tragic play based off the story of Samson from the Old Testament. The drama starts after Samson has been captured by the Philistines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198319108
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1970
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 7(16)
SAMSON AGONISTES
23(66)
NOTES 89(45)
APPENDIX A--ON THE VERSE 134(5)
APPENDIX B--ON THE STYLE 139(3)
APPENDIX C--THE CHRONOLOGY OF MILTON'S LIFE 142

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