Affordable, compact, and authoritative, this one-volume edition of The Annotated Milton encompasses the monumental sweep of John Milton's poetry. Here are Milton' s early works, including his first great poem, "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity," the light and lyrical "L'Allegro" and "Il Penseroso," the masque "Comus, " and the lushly beautiful pastoral elegy "Lycidas." Here, too, included in their entirety, are the three epic poems considered to be among the finest works in the English language: "Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, " and "Samson Agonistes.
"Fully annotated by Burton Raffel, this distinguished edition clarifies the complex allusions of Milton's verse and references the personal, religious, historical, and mythical influences that inspired the great blind poet of England, who ranks among the undisputed giants of world literature.
Series: Bantam Classic
Number Of Pages: 864
Published: 7th September 1999
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.3 x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Annotated