The Major Works

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - 966 sayfa
This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Milton's poetry and prose - all the English verse together with a generous selection from the major prosewritings - to give the essence of his work and thinking.Milton's influence on English poetry and criticism has been incalculable, and this edition covers the full range of his poetic and political output. It includes Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes as well as major prose works such as Areopagitica and The Tenure of Kings andMagistrates. As well as all the English and Italian verse, the volume includes most of the Latin and Greek verse in parallel translation. Spelling has been modernized, and the poems are arranged in order of publication, essential to an understanding of the progress of Milton's career in relationto the political and religious upheavals of his time. The extensive notes cover syntax, vocabulary, historical context, and biblical and classical allusions. The introduction traces both Milton's changing conception of his own vocation, and the critical reception his work has received over the pastfour centuries.
 

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POEMS 1645
3
A Paraphrase on Psalm 114
10
Upon the Circumcision
16
LAllegro
22
O nightingale
30
Lady that in the prime
35
Daughter to that good earl
36
Lycidas
39
On the Fifth of November
125
To my Father
134
To Salzilli
140
Damons Epitaph
149
GREEK POEM ADDED IN 1673
162
From An Apology for Smectymnuus
173
The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce
182
Of Education
226

A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle Comus
44
ENGLISH POEMS ADDED IN 1673
73
At a Vacation Exercise
75
A book was writ of late
78
On the Same I did but prompt the age
79
When faith and love
80
When I consider how my light is spent
81
Cyriack whose gandsire
82
The Fifth Ode of Horace
83
UNCOLLECTED ENGLISH POEMS On the Lord General Fairfax
85
To Sir Henry Vane the Younger
86
LATIN POEMS
87
To Charles Diodati
89
Areopagitica
236
The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates
273
From Second Defence of the English People
308
The Ready and Easy Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth
330
Paradise Lost
355
Paradise Regained
619
Samson Agonistes
671
FAMILIAR LETTERS 1674
717
From Christian Doctrine
723
Notes
735
Further Reading
960
On the Death of the Cambridge University Beadle 92
963
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Stephen Orgel is a high-profile academic and author of many books on Shakespeare and the Renaissance, including The Authentic Shakespeare (Routledge, 2002). He is General Editor of the New Pelican Shakespeare, for which he has edited five volumes, and the editor of The Tempest and The Winter's Tale for the Oxford Shakespeare. Jonathan Goldberg has written books on early modern literature and culture, especially concerned with gender issues. He is the editor of Queering the Renaissance and Reclaiming Sodom.

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