The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems (Bantam Classics)

The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems (Bantam Classics)

John Milton, Burton Raffel


reasonable, compact, and authoritative, this one-volume variation of The Annotated Milton encompasses the huge sweep of John Milton’s poetry. listed here are Milton’ s early works, together with his first nice poem, “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” the sunshine and lyrical “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso,” the masque Comus, and the lushly appealing pastoral elegy “Lycidas.” the following, too, integrated of their entirety, are the 3 epic poems thought of to be among the best works within the English language: Paradise misplaced, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes.

Fully annotated via Burton Raffel, this unique variation clarifies the complicated allusions of Milton’s verse and references the private, spiritual, old, and legendary affects that encouraged the good blind poet of britain, who ranks one of the undisputed giants of worldwide literature.

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