The Life of John Milton

The Life of John Milton

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Providing a close examination of Milton's wide-ranging prose and poetry at each stage of his life, Barbara Lewalski reveals a rather different Milton from that in earlier accounts. Provides a close analysis of each of Milton's prose and poetry works. Reveals how Milton was the first writer to self consciously construct himself as an 'author'. Focuses on the development of Milton's ideas and his art.That retrospective account elides his mounting disillusion with the course of re- form and with the Long Parliament. ... He states also that his finances were strained by wartime taxes and withheld revenues: Other men gained for themselvesanbsp;...

Title:The Life of John Milton
Author:Barbara K. Lewalski
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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