John Milton : a short introduction

Other titles
  • Wiley Blackwell Literature collection.
Published
  • Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers 2002
Physical description
1 online resource (viii, 132 pages) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9780470693612
  • 0470693614
  • 9780470692875
  • 0470692871
  • 9780631226208
  • 0631226206
  • 0631226192
  • 0631226206
  • 9780631226192
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-122) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 27, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Family background -- Milton's education -- Marriage and divorce -- Early work -- Nativity ode -- "L'Allegro" and "Il penseroso" -- "Lycidas" -- Sonnets -- Arcades and A masque (known as Comus) -- Prose tracts -- Plans for tragedies: Paradise lost -- "Paradise found" (Paradise regain'd) -- Samson Agonistes -- Aftermath and influence -- Works cited.
Related item
  • Print version:: Flannagan, Roy. John Milton. Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2002 ; ISBN: 0631226206 ; ISBN: 9780631226208
  • https://hml.londonmet.ac.uk/player?autostart=n&fullscreen=y&width=0&height=0&videoId=6835&captions=n&chapterId=0
Genre
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Using current critical perspectives, this introduction to John Milton, and to his prose and poetry, presents him as a radical social theorist. Its emphasis is on a clear presentation of this complex and sophisticated author and his works.

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