John Milton: Selected Longer Poems and Prose [NOOK Book]

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An edition of Milton's later work rk includes the text of six books of Paradise Lost, The History of Britain and the whole of Samson Agonistes. Through his introduction, commmentary and full annotations, Tony Davies sets the works in their political and cultural contexts, and discusses such themes as the 'heroic'; sexuality and gender; and Milton's interrogation of the meaning of history.
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John Milton: Selected Longer Poems and Prose

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Overview

An edition of Milton's later work rk includes the text of six books of Paradise Lost, The History of Britain and the whole of Samson Agonistes. Through his introduction, commmentary and full annotations, Tony Davies sets the works in their political and cultural contexts, and discusses such themes as the 'heroic'; sexuality and gender; and Milton's interrogation of the meaning of history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317762164
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/19/2013
  • Series: Routledge English Texts
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 816 KB

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Stanford University

Johns Hopkins University

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Note on the Text
On the Morning of Christ's Nativity 1
On Time 8
At a Solemn Music 9
On Shakespeare 1630 10
L'Allegro 10
Il Penseroso 14
Sonnet 1 ('O nightingale') 19
Sonnet 7 ('How soon hath time') 19
Sonnet 8 ('Captain or colonel') 20
Sonnet 9 ('Lady, that in the prime') 20
Sonnet 10 ('Daughter to that good earl') 21
Lycidas 21
A Masque ... Presented at Ludlow Castle ['Comus'] 26
Sonnet 11 ('A book was writ of late') 54
Sonnet 12 On the Same ('I did but prompt the age') 54
Sonnet 13 To Mr H. Lawes ('Harry whose tuneful') 55
Sonnet 14 ('When faith and love') 55
Sonnet 15 On the Late Massacre in Piedmont 56
Sonnet 16 ('When I consider how my light is spent') 56
Sonnet 17 ('Lawrence of virtuous father') 57
Sonnet 18 ('Cyriack, whose grandsire') 57
Sonnet 19 ('Methought I saw my late espoused saint') 58
On the New Forcers of Conscience 58
On the Lord General Fairfax 60
To the Lord General Cromwell 60
To Sir Henry Vane the Younger 61
To Mr Cyriack Skinner Upon his Blindness 61
From Paradise Lost 62
Samson Agonistes 180
Notes 226
Further Reading 321
Index of Titles and First Lines 323
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    Posted December 25, 2013

    More to the story.

    Tony Davies is my friend on Facebook, very interesting book.

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