John Milton: A Short Introduction (Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature)

  • Publish Date: 2002-05-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Roy C. Flannagan
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In this compelling first volume in the Blackwell Introductions to Literature series, Roy Flannagan, editor of The Milton Quarterly, provides a readable and uncluttered critical account of a complicated and sophisticated author, and his poetry and prose.

  • Puts John Milton under the microscope, using the still-evolving critical perspectives of the last fifty years
  • Looks at Miltons life, and the cultural background to his work, as well as examining his writing
  • Considers how and why Miltons work has endured the centuries to educate, entertain and intrigue so many generations of readers
  • Ideal for the reader falling in love with Miltons poetry and prose, who longs to know more about what people think about the poetry, the man or the historical context