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Routledge Library Editions: Milton


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This set of nine volumes, originally published between 1965 and 1991, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on John Milton, with a particular focus on his epic poem Paradise Lost. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of how Milton criticism has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of English Literature.

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A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton

A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton

1st Edition

By John Bradshaw
October 01, 2020

First published in 1894. This Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton includes all of Milton’s poems, excluding the Psalms and the Translations in the prose works; and all of the words are given with the exception of some of the pronouns, conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions; but any of ...

Milton Re-viewed Ten Essays

Milton Re-viewed: Ten Essays

1st Edition

By Edward Le Comte
October 01, 2020

First published in 1991. These ten essays by the distinguished Milton scholar Edward Le Comte examines the various themes, context and structure of Milton’s poetry and prose, including particular focus on both Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. This title will be of great interest to students of ...

Milton and Free Will An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy

Milton and Free Will: An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy

1st Edition

By William Myers
October 01, 2020

First published in 1987. Milton and Free Will is an incisive, ambitious and comprehensive analysis and defence of the concept of free will, using Milton as an example and exemplar. Written with passion, and out of a lifelong engagement with the poetry of Milton and the philosophical and theological...

Milton's Creation A Guide through Paradise Lost

Milton's Creation: A Guide through Paradise Lost

1st Edition

By Harry Blamires
October 01, 2020

First published in 1971. The intention of Milton’s Creation is to provide the student with a simple and direct entry into Paradise Lost. The author is not concerned with taking sides in critical controversy. His aim is to elucidate Milton’s primary meanings; this is a work of exegesis, not of ...

Milton's Minor Poems

Milton's Minor Poems

1st Edition

By J. B. Leishman
October 01, 2020

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 ...

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

1st Edition

By G. K. Hunter
October 01, 2020

First published in 1980. Paradise Lost was once a favourite text for family reading; today it is confined to the educational system, which treats it as an object to be investigated rather than a subject that demands response. Professor Hunter writes inevitably for an audience of literary students, ...

Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic

Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic

1st Edition

By Francis C. Blessington
October 01, 2020

This study, first published in 1979, explores the idea that all spheres of action - hell, heaven, and earth - of the classical epic is relevant to all parts of Paradise Lost. The author also examines the structure, style, and the narrator of the text. This title will be of great interest to ...

Re-membering Milton Essays on the Texts and Traditions

Re-membering Milton: Essays on the Texts and Traditions

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Nyquist, Margaret W. Ferguson
October 01, 2020

First published in 1987. Passionately praised and equally passionately criticised by contemporary and later writers, the figure of Milton inherited by the twentieth century is by no means unified, despite the appearance of monumental unity his work sometimes acquires in the classroom and in ...

The Lofty Rhyme A Study of Milton's Major Poetry

The Lofty Rhyme: A Study of Milton's Major Poetry

1st Edition

By Rajan Balachandra
October 01, 2020

First published in 1970. Few books on Milton have dealt with his poetry as a whole. The present study, a discussion of Milton’s major poetry, seeks to examine each of the poems on its own distinctive grounds and also to delineate the pattern of continuity which the poems enter into and sustain. The...

Routledge Library Editions: Milton

Routledge Library Editions: Milton

1st Edition

By Various
January 17, 2019

This set of 9 volumes, originally published between 1965 and 1991, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on John Milton, with a particular focus on his epic poem Paradise Lost. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of how Milton ...

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