Paradise Lost

Author: John Milton
ISBN: 9781442938007
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Originally published in 1667 in ten books, "Paradise Lost" is an epic poem in blank verse written by John Milton; it was republished in 1674 after being divided into twelve books. Milton has presented his version of the disobedience and subsequent expulsion of man from the Garden of Eden. It is an attempt to understand the heavenly proceedings and to comprehend the conflict between God's decrees and free will. Incarnating theological issues in his work, Milton has created a masterpiece.

Milton Paradise Lost

Author: David Loewenstein
Publisher: CUP Archive
Size: 31.73 MB
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This volume offers an accessible and stimulating introduction to one of the most influential texts of western literature. This guide highlights Milton's imaginative daring as he boldly revises the epic tradition, brilliantly elaborates upon Genesis, and shapes his ambitious narrative in order to retell the story of the Fall. The book considers the heretical dimensions of Paradise Lost and its theology, while situating Milton's great poem in its literary, religious, and political contexts. A concluding chapter addresses the influence of Milton's sublime poem as a source of creative inspiration for later writers, from the Restoration to the Romantics. Finally, the volume offers an extremely useful and updated guide to further reading, which students will find invaluable.

Paradise Lost Book I

Author: Milton
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9788131705759
Size: 15.76 MB
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In This First Book Of Paradise Lost Milton S Epic Rendition Of The Fall Of Man. Satan Appears Both Terrifying And Pitiable, Sharing Human Frailties And Emotions, Thus Leaving No Easy Choice Between Good And Evil. This Edition Places The First Book Within The Context Of The Rest Of The Epic Facilitating A More Holistic Understanding.

Paradise Lost

Author: Francis C. Blessington
Publisher: Twayne Pub
Size: 12.18 MB
Format: PDF
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Describes the background of Paradise Lost, discusses its themes, and looks at its critical reception