1st Edition

Milton's Minor Poems





ISBN 9780367151485
Published January 23, 2019 by Routledge
360 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1969. These nine lectures written by the distinguished scholar J. B. Leishman examines the various themes, context and structure of Milton’s poetry, with particular focus on L’Allegro, Il Penseroso and Lycidas. This title will be of great interest to students of John Milton and English Literature.

Table of Contents

Preface Geoffrey Tillotson;  1. The Young Milton  2. Some Remarks on Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Milton’s Place in It  3. The Latin Poems  4. English Poems Written at Cambridge  5. Some Poems Written at Horton  6. L’Allegro and Il Penseroso in Their Relation to Seventeenth-Century Poetry  7. Arcades  8. Comus  9. Lycidas;  Appendix;  Index

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