Milton's Paradise Lost: Books V and VI

Milton's Paradise Lost: Books V and VI

by John Milton


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Milton's Paradise Lost: Books V and VI by John Milton

Originally published in 1892 as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book presents the text of the fifth and sixth books of Milton's Paradise Lost, in which Raphael tells Adam and Eve of the war between God and Satan. The poem is accompanied by a biography of Milton, a history of the poem, a discussion of the cosmology of Paradise Lost and other scholarly appendices. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Milton and the history of Paradise Lost.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107620063
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/08/2013
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

As a young student, John Milton (1608-1674) dreamed of bringing the poetic elocution of Homer and Virgil to the English language. Milton realized this dream with his graceful, sonorous Paradise Lost, now considered the most influential epic poem in English literature. In sublime poetry of extraordinary beauty, Paradise Lost has inspired generations of artists and their works, ranging from the Romantic poets to the books of J. R. R. Tolkien.

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