John Milton and the Transformation of Ancient Epic

John Milton and the Transformation of Ancient Epic

by Charles Martindale
     
 

In this book Mr. Martindale examines the use Milton made of ancient poets, and the way they influenced his style. Some surprising ingredients in the style of Paradise Lost are uncovered-Horace, for example. The book is a rare combination of scholarship, both classical and English, and critical judgment.  See more details below

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In this book Mr. Martindale examines the use Milton made of ancient poets, and the way they influenced his style. Some surprising ingredients in the style of Paradise Lost are uncovered-Horace, for example. The book is a rare combination of scholarship, both classical and English, and critical judgment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780389206248
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1986
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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