The Complete Poems and Major Prose
Hackett Publishing, 01/07/2003 - 1088 من الصفحات
First published by Odyssey Press in 1957, this classic edition provides Milton's poetry and major prose works, richly annotated, in a sturdy and affordable clothbound volume.
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Today habit makes Comus seem the inevitable title, though if Milton had given
the Lady a name, either mythological or allegorical, it might seem more
appropriate. But to him the title Comus might have seemed no more appropriate
for his ...
Such drama tried to assimilate Greek elements like the prologue-soliloquy and
the swift exchange of alternate speeches of single lines in dialogue (stichomythia
), which in Comus are usually traced to plays like Euripides' Bacchae and ...
Tillyard rests his case on what he regards as an explicit repudiation of Milton's
original view of chastity in favor of the Spenserian ideal of “married chastity” in
the printed version of Comus in 1637, and (in S.M., pp. 82–99) cites Milton's echo
Comus. Can any mortal mixture of Earth's mold Breathe such Divine enchanting
ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures
moves the vocal air To testify his hidd'n residence; How sweetly did they float ...
Comus appears with his rabble, and the Lady set in an enchanted Chair, to
whom he offers his Glass, which she puts by, and goes about to rise. Comus. Nay
Lady, sit; if I but wave this wand, Your nerves are all chain'd up in Alabaster, 660
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله