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Paradise Lost and Other Poems (Mass Market)

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By John Milton, Edward Le Comte (Notes by), Edward M. Cifelli (Introduction by), Regina Marler (Afterword by)


With the three works included in this volume--Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and Lycidas--Milton placed himself next to Shakespeare, Dante, and Homer as one of the greatest literary genius in history.

About the Author

John Milton was born in London on December 9, 1608, and studied at the University of Cambridge. He originally planned to become a clergyman, but abandoned those ambitions to become a poet. Political in his writings, he served a government post during the time of the Commonwealth. In 1651, he went completely blind but he continued to write, finishing Paradise Lost in 1667, and Paradise Regained in 1671. He died in 1674.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451531834
ISBN-10: 0451531833
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2011
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: Signet Classics