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Paradise Lost / Paradise Regained / Samson Agonistes (original 1667; edition 1969)
by John Milton, Richard Eberhart (Introduction)
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140424393, Paperback)
In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the centre of this story, he also created an intensely human tragedy on the Fall of Man. Written when Milton was in his fifties - blind, bitterly disappointed by the Restoration and briefly in danger of execution—Paradise Lost has an apparent ambivalence towards authority which has led to intense debate about whether it manages to "justify the ways of God to men", or exposes the cruelty of Christianity.
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Milton's epic poem about the Creation and the Fall, complete with notes discussing his use of language and blank verse.
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