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By Stephen B. Dobranski

John Milton is among the most crucial and influential writers in English literary historical past. The objective of this booklet is to make Milton's works extra obtainable and relaxing via delivering a finished evaluate of the author's existence, instances and writings. It describes crucial information from Milton's biography, explains a number of the cultural and historic contexts during which he wrote, bargains clean analyses of his significant pamphlets and poems - together with Lycidas, Areopagitica and Paradise misplaced - and describes intensive conventional and up to date responses to his popularity and writings. Separate sections specialize in very important suggestions or key passages from his significant works to demonstrate how readers can interpret - and get eager about - Milton's writings. This precise and interesting advent to Milton can help readers not just higher comprehend the author's lifestyles and works but in addition greater savor why Milton matters.

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