Book
English

Paradise lost and Paradise regained

John Milton (author), Gordon Campbell (editor)
Contents
Paradise lost : a poem in twelve books
Paradis regained : a poem in IV books
Subject
Zondeval
Title
Paradise lost and Paradise regained
Author
John Milton
Editor
Gordon Campbell 1944-
Language
English
Publisher
London: Vintage books, 2008
362 p.
ISBN
9780099529460 (paperback)

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About John Milton

John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet and intellectual who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious shifts and political instability, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667). Written in blank verse, Paradise Lost is widely considered to be one of the greatest works of literature ever written.

Writing in English and Latin, he achieved international renown within his lifetime; his celebrated Areopagitica (1644), written in condemnation of pre-publication censorship, is among history's most influential and impassioned defences of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. His desire for freedom extended into his style: he introduced new words (coined from Latin and Ancient Greek) to the English language, and was the first modern writer to employ unrhymed verse outsi…Read more on Wikipedia