John Milton

John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.

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English Poems of John Milton by John Milton by John Milton
With an Introduction and Notes by Laurence Lerner formerly Professor of English at the University of Sussex. John Milton 160874 has a strong claim to be considered the greatest English poet after Skakespeare. His early poems collected and published in 1645 include the much loved pair LAllegro and Il Penseroso the cheerful man and the thoughtful man Lycidas his great elegy on a fellow poet and Comus the one masque which is still read today. When the Civil War began Milton abandone  read more
Samson Agonistes and Other Poems by John Milton by John Milton
In emSamson Agonistesem Miltons last great work he addresses questions that pressed insistently on the imagination of all who were unhappy with the changes wrought by the Restoration. How do we respond to the experience of defeat and to fears of having been abandoned by the divine How do we know when our actions accord with divine will or when they are fuelled instead by our fallen desires and weaknesses At what point do accommodation and compromise with an enemy become a failure of wi  read more
Paradise Lost 9780199554225 by John Milton by John Milton
Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language. It tells the story of the Fall of Man a tale of immense drama and excitement of rebellion and treachery of innocence pitted against corruption in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control of mankinds destiny. The struggle ranges across three worlds heaven hell and earth as Satan and his band of rebel angels plot their revenge against God. At the centre of the conflict are Adam and Eve motivated by  read more
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Woodrow Wilson: A Biography (Vintage) by John Milton Cooper
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography (Vintage)  read more
Paradise Lost (Oxford World's Classics) by John Milton, Stephen Orgel, Jonathan Goldberg
Paradise Lost: And Paradise Regained (Vintage Classics) by John Milton
Satan is out for revenge. His rebellion has failed, he has been cast out from heaven and is doomed to spend eternity in hell. Somehow he must find a way to prove his power and wound his enemies. He fixes upon God's beloved new creations, Adam and Eve, as the vehicles of his vengeance. In this dramatic and influential epic, Milton tells the story of the serpent and the apple, the fall of man and the exile from paradise in stunningly vivid and powerful verse.  read more
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Paradise Lost by John Milton
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Paradise Lost (Oxford World's Classics) by John Milton
From almost the moment of its publication in 1667, Paradise Lost was considered a classic. This edition is derived from the editors modernized Oxford Authors text, with an introduction that discusses the poem's complexity and critical history, and on-page notes to gloss language and allusions.  read more
The English Poems of John Milton (Wordsworth Poetry Library) by John Milton
This work contains the poetic works of John Milton. It includes "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained", "L'Allegro", "Il Penseroso", "Comus" and various sonnets and miscellaneous poems.  read more
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Milton John : Paradise Lost and Other Poems (Mentor Series) by John Milton
1961. 414 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
Poetical Works Milton II by John Milton
296 pages. No dust jacket. Full leather boards. Vol. 2. Cooke's edition. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. There's some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. Some minor loss to spine ends. A solid and attractive copy.  read more
The Poetical Works of John Milton Volume II by John Milton
372 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt and black lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with light cracking to the front hinge exposing netting causing board to be a little limp. Moderate foxing to text block edge and the endpapers which also have inscription. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and staining around the bottom edge of the boards. Spine is sunned with light shelf wear.  read more
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