Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics)

Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics)

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Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics) by John Milton

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library’s highly acclaimed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this edition reflects up-to-date scholarship and includes a substantial Introduction, fresh commentary, and other features—annotations on Milton’s classical allusions, a chronology of the writer’s life, clean page layouts, and an index—that make it the definitive twenty-first-century presentation of John Milton’s timeless signature work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375757969
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/09/2008
Series: Modern Library Classics
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 128,337
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Milton (1608-74) was one of England’s greatest poets and a master of polemical prose. He was a private tutor and served as Secretary for Foreign Tongues under Oliver Cromwell.

William Kerrigan, former president of the Milton Society of America and recipient of its award for lifetime achievement, is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts.

John Rumrich is the author of Matter of Glory and Milton Unbound. He is Thaman Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

Stephen M. Fallon, author of Milton’s Peculiar Grace and Milton among the Philosophers, is professor of liberal studies and English at the University of Notre Dame.

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Paradise Lost 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Paradise Lost and The Canterbury Tales are the most super writings I have ever had the pleasure to read!!! I reccomend them both!!!
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The whole text is a single colum in the middle of the page...Oh well just a 1.99
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This ebook was very poorly formatted. The first letters of most lines in the poem were missing. Needless to say, it rendered the text very difficult to read. But what can you expect for 99 cents?
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