Paradise Lost (Paperback)

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Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
John Milton's "Paradise Lost," an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library's highly acclaimed "The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton," this edition reflects up-to-date scholarship and includes a substantial Introduction, fresh commentary, and other features annotations on Milton's classical allusions, a chronology of the writer's life, clean page layouts, and an index that make it the definitive twenty-first-century presentation of John Milton's timeless signature work.

About the Author


John Milton (1608-74) was one of England s greatest poets and a master of polemical prose. He was a private tutor and served as Secretary for Foreign Tongues under Oliver Cromwell.

William Kerrigan, former president of the Milton Society of America and recipient of its award for lifetime achievement, is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts.

John Rumrich is the author of "Matter of Glory "and "Milton Unbound." He is Thaman Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

Stephen M. Fallon, author of" Milton s Peculiar Grace" and "Milton among the Philosophers," is professor of liberal studies and English at the University of Notre Dame."

Praise For…


“In this landmark edition, teachers will discover a powerful ally in bringing the excitement of Milton’s poetry and prose to new generations of students.”—William C. Dowling, Rutgers University
 
“This magnificent edition gives us everything we need to read Milton intelligently and with fresh perception.”—William H. Pritchard, Amherst College

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375757969
ISBN-10: 0375757961
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: September 9th, 2008
Pages: 433
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)