The Milton Encyclopedia by Thomas N. Corns

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The Milton Encyclopedia offers easy and immediate access to a wealth of information about Milton. It will serve as a general and comprehensive reference tool for general readers, students, and scholars alike, enhancing the experience of reading Milton.

Articles cover each poem and prose work by Milton; the life of Milton and the members of his family; all events and all contemporary and historical figures mentioned significantly in his writings; every book of the Bible in its relation to Milton’s own work; printers, booksellers, and publishing history; the critical and editorial traditions; illustrators; and those whose own writing was shaped by Milton’s influence.


About Thomas N. Corns

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Thomas N. Corns is Professor and Head of School of English at Bangor University (UK).
Published May 29, 2012 by Yale University Press. 421 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Few would argue that John Milton's long poem "Paradise Lost" is one of the pinnacles of achievement in the centuries-long tradition of English literature. Not only is it THE English epic, worthy of comparison with its great classical predecessors, the Greek "Odyssey" and "Iliad" and the Latin "Ae...

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