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have been supplied at some length for Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, Comus, Lycidas, and a few other poems, but—aside from bibliographical headnotes—not for the prose. The object has been to synthesize the criticism ...
Arcades On Time Upon the Circumcision At a Solemn Music Ad Patrem (To His Father) A Mask (Comus) Psalm CXIV Philosophus ad Regem Quendam (A Philosopher to a Certain King) Lycidas Ad Salsillum, Poetam Romanum, Aegrotantem (To Salzilli, ...
First performance of Comus. 1635–1638. Residence at Horton in Buckinghamshire. 1637. Lycidas written. Published in 1638. 1638, May, to July, 1639. Italian journey. 1639 or early 1640. Residence and teaching in London begun. 1640 (?).
Cf. Comus, 999. 63–64. Milton was thinking of Ovid's imaginary letters by famous women (the Heroides) and his many stories of the love-affairs of Jove in the Metamorphoses. 65–66. Achaemenes was the founder of the Persian dynasty whose ...
Cf. the allegorical part played by the herb moly in Comus, 636. 92. The alternating measures are the alternating hexameters and pentameters of the elegiac couplet. IN OBITUM PROCANCELLARII MEDICI (ON THE DEATH OF THE VICECHANCELLOR,.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review