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Paradise lost : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism / John Milton ; edited by Scott Elledge.

By: Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Contributor(s): Elledge, Scott.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Norton critical edition.Publisher: New York : Norton, c1993Edition: 2nd ed.Description: viii, 685 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0393962938; 9780393962932.Subject(s): Fall of man -- Poetry | Fall of man in literatureDDC classification: 821.4 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The text of Paradise lost -- On Paradise lost / Andrew Marvell -- The verse -- Book I -- Book II -- Book III -- Book IV -- Book V -- Book VI -- Book VII -- Book VIII -- Book IX -- Book X -- Book XI -- Book XII -- Biographical, historical, and literary backgrounds: Political and religious issues in the time of Milton / Isabel Rivers -- A brief life of Milton / David Masson -- A paraphrase on Psalm 114 -- From At a vacation exercise in the college -- Sonnet 7 [How soon hath time, the subtle thief of yout] -- From Of reformation in England -- From The reason of church government urged against prelaty -- From The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1643 -- From The second edition of The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1644 -- From Areopagitica -- Sonnet 15 [Fairfax, whose name in arms through Europe rings] -- Sonnet 16 [Cromwell, our chief of men, who through a cloud] -- Sonnet 19 [When I consider how my light is spent] -- Sonnet 22 [Cyricak, this three years'day these eyes] -- Sonnet 23 [Methought I saw my late espoused saint] -- From The ready and easy way to establish a free cmmonwealth -- From Christian doctrine -- Selections from the Bible: From The book of Genesis -- From The book of Exodus -- From The book of Psalms -- From The book of Isaiah -- From The book of Ezekiel -- From The gospel according to St. Matthew -- From The gospel according to St. Mark -- From The gospel according to St. Luke -- From The gospel according to St. John -- From the Acts of the Apostles -- From The first letter of Paul to the Corinthians -- From The first letter of Paul to Timothy -- From The general epistle of James -- From the Revelation of St. John the divine -- Important concepts and topics in Paradise lost: The universe -- Physiology and psychology -- Reason -- The scale of nature -- Angels -- God -- Freedom -- Covenant -- Knowledge -- The fortunate fall -- Paradise -- Truth and poetry -- Criticism: Great writers on Milton, 1688-1929 -- Epigram on Milton / John Dryden -- Milton / Voltaire. Paradise lost / Samuel Johnson -- From the marriage of heaven and hell / William Blake -- London 1802 / William Wordsworth -- Milton / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Milton / John Keats -- Milton / Walter Savage Landor -- Milton / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Milton / Matthew Arnold -- Some remarks on Milton / Virginia Woolf -- Recent criticism: The story of all things / Northrop Frye -- Discovery as form in Paradise lost / Stanley Eugene Fish -- Milton's grand style / Christopher Ricks -- Milton and his precursors / Harold Bloom -- The genres of paradise lost: literary genre as a means of accommodation / Barbara Lewalki -- Adam unparadised / Frank Kermode -- Milton's God -- A little look into chaos / Robert M. Adams -- The relevance of Milton / Christopher Hill -- Passion and subordination / James Grantham Turner -- Female autonomy in Milton's sexual poetics / Janet E. Halley.
Summary: Summary: Epic poem describing the creation and the Fall of Man, debating free will, obedience, forbidden knowledge, love, evil, and guilt.
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Table of contents The text of Paradise lost --
On Paradise lost / Andrew Marvell --
The verse --
Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
Book V --
Book VI --
Book VII --
Book VIII --
Book IX --
Book X --
Book XI --
Book XII --
Biographical, historical, and literary backgrounds: Political and religious issues in the time of Milton / Isabel Rivers --
A brief life of Milton / David Masson --
A paraphrase on Psalm 114 --
From At a vacation exercise in the college --
Sonnet 7 [How soon hath time, the subtle thief of yout] --
From Of reformation in England --
From The reason of church government urged against prelaty --
From The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1643 --
From The second edition of The doctrine and discipline of divorce 1644 --
From Areopagitica --
Sonnet 15 [Fairfax, whose name in arms through Europe rings] --
Sonnet 16 [Cromwell, our chief of men, who through a cloud] --
Sonnet 19 [When I consider how my light is spent] --
Sonnet 22 [Cyricak, this three years'day these eyes] --
Sonnet 23 [Methought I saw my late espoused saint] --
From The ready and easy way to establish a free cmmonwealth --
From Christian doctrine --
Selections from the Bible: From The book of Genesis --
From The book of Exodus --
From The book of Psalms --
From The book of Isaiah --
From The book of Ezekiel --
From The gospel according to St. Matthew --
From The gospel according to St. Mark --
From The gospel according to St. Luke --
From The gospel according to St. John --
From the Acts of the Apostles --
From The first letter of Paul to the Corinthians --
From The first letter of Paul to Timothy --
From The general epistle of James --
From the Revelation of St. John the divine --
Important concepts and topics in Paradise lost: The universe --
Physiology and psychology --
Reason --
The scale of nature --
Angels --
God --
Freedom --
Covenant --
Knowledge --
The fortunate fall --
Paradise --
Truth and poetry --
Criticism: Great writers on Milton, 1688-1929 --
Epigram on Milton / John Dryden --
Milton / Voltaire. Paradise lost / Samuel Johnson --
From the marriage of heaven and hell / William Blake --
London 1802 / William Wordsworth --
Milton / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Milton / John Keats --
Milton / Walter Savage Landor --
Milton / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Milton / Matthew Arnold --
Some remarks on Milton / Virginia Woolf --
Recent criticism: The story of all things / Northrop Frye --
Discovery as form in Paradise lost / Stanley Eugene Fish --
Milton's grand style / Christopher Ricks --
Milton and his precursors / Harold Bloom --
The genres of paradise lost: literary genre as a means of accommodation / Barbara Lewalki --
Adam unparadised / Frank Kermode --
Milton's God --
A little look into chaos / Robert M. Adams --
The relevance of Milton / Christopher Hill --
Passion and subordination / James Grantham Turner --
Female autonomy in Milton's sexual poetics / Janet E. Halley.

Summary:
Epic poem describing the creation and the Fall of Man, debating free will, obedience, forbidden knowledge, love, evil, and guilt.

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