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Paradise Lost

A Poem Written in Ten Books, Essays on the 1667 First Edition (Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies)

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An edition of Paradise Lost (1667)

Paradise Lost

A Poem Written in Ten Books, Essays on the 1667 First Edition (Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies)

1 edition
  • 3.76 ·
  • 17 Ratings
  • 238 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading
  • 22 Have read
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Publisher
Duquesne Univ Pr
Language
English
Pages
288

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John Milton's Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language. It tells the story of the Fall of Man, a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of innocence pitted against corruption, in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control of mankind's destiny. The struggle rages across three worlds - heaven, hell, and earth - as Satan and his band of rebel angels plot their revenge against God. At the center of the conflict are Adam and Eve, who are motivated by all too human temptations but whose ultimate downfall is unyielding love.

Marked by Milton's characteristic erudition, Paradise Lost is a work epic both in scale and, notoriously, in ambition. For nearly 350 years, it has held generation upon generation of audiences in rapt attention, and its profound influence can be seen in almost every corner of Western culture.

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books, Essays on the 1667 First Edition (Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies)
November 7, 2007, Duquesne Univ Pr
Hardcover in English - 1 edition
Cover of: Milton's Paradise lost
Milton's Paradise lost: books I & II
1986, Copp Clark
Microform in English
Cover of: Paradise lost. Books 1-2
Paradise lost. Books 1-2
1956, Harrap
in English
Cover of: Paradise lost.
Paradise lost.
1910, University press
in English
Cover of: Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
1896, Longmans, Green, and co
in English
Cover of: The Paradise Lost
The Paradise Lost
1867, A.S. Barnes & Co.
Cover of: The Paradise lost
The Paradise lost
1860, A.S. Barnes & Burr
- School and academic ed.
Cover of: Ztracený ráj.
Cover of: Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books
Cover of: Paradise lost
Paradise lost: a poem in twelve books.
1818, Printed for J. Sharpe by C. Whittingham, Chiswick

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Library of Congress
PR3560.A2S53 2007, PR3560.A2 S53 2007

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
288
Dimensions
10.1 x 6.9 x 1 inches
Weight
1.6 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL11415648M
Internet Archive
paradiselostpoem0000milt
ISBN 10
0820703931
ISBN 13
9780820703930
LCCN
2007025652
OCLC/WorldCat
144774448
Goodreads
2371603

Excerpts

The world was all before them, where to choose
Their place of rest, and Providence their guide :
They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow,
Through Eden took their solitary way.
Page 313, added anonymously.

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