A Preface to Milton: Revised Edition / Edition 3

A Preface to Milton: Revised Edition / Edition 3

by Lois Potter
ISBN-10:
0582437644
ISBN-13:
9780582437647
Pub. Date:
08/21/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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A Preface to Milton: Revised Edition / Edition 3

A highly readable and illustrated introduction to the work of Milton, which provides both a biographical account of the poet and his influences, and a critical survey of his poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582437647
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/21/2000
Series: Preface Books Series
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Foreword.

Acknowledgements.

Note on the Second Edition.

I. THE POET IN HIS SETTING.

1. Biographical Summaries.

2. Scientific Background.

3. Political and Religious Background.

4. Literary Background.

II. CRITICAL SURVEY.

Critical Survey.

The Young Milton, 1625-38.

The Years of Revolution, 1639-60.

After 1660: The Great Epic.

Last Years: The Two Redeemers.

III. REFERENCE SECTION.

Some Myths.

Short Biographies.

Bibliography.

Places to Visit.

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