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By Angelica Duran

With brevity, intensity, and accessibility, this e-book is helping readers to understand the works of John Milton, and to appreciate the nice effect they've got had on literature and different disciplines.Presents new and authoritative essays via across the world revered Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton’s works proven their primary position within the English literary canonStructured chronologically round Milton’s significant worksAlso encompasses a choose bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s lifestyles and works along correct global eventsIdeal as a primary severe paintings on Milton

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After the Restoration, the poet was imprisoned briefly and feared for his life. He was ultimately released through the intercession, it is said, of at least two poets, William Davenant and Andrew Marvell, the latter a Member of Parliament and, just as importantly, Milton’s former associate in the Republic’s office of the Secretary of Foreign Languages. Milton thereafter wisely assumed a life insulated from the political arena. Mention should be made of several works Milton published in his later years, when he seemed to be emptying his archives of projects he had labored over during periods of leisure during his busy life.

Milton: The Critical Heritage [1624–1731]. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Shawcross, John T. (1991). John Milton and Influence: Presence in Literature, History and Culture. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press. Shawcross, John T. (1994). ” In Steven M. Oberhelman, Van Kelly and Richard J. Golsan (eds), Epic and Epoch: Essay 41 John T. Shawcross on the Interpretation and History of a Genre (pp. 186–207). Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press. Shawcross, John T. (1995). ” In K. ), M. V. Rama Sarma: His Mind and Art (pp.

The Influence of Milton on English Poetry. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; repr. London: Russell and Russell, 1961. Keeble, N. H. (1987). The Literary Culture of Nonconformity in Later SeventeenthCentury England. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Kelley, Mark, Lieb, Michael and Shawcross, John T. (eds) (2003). Milton and the Grounds of Contention. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press. See esp. John T. Shawcross, “The Deleterious and the Exalted: Milton’s Poetry in the Eighteenth Century” (pp.

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