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Published: 29 January 2009

280 Pages | 10 black-and-white halftones

ISBN: 9780199296170

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The Complete Works of John Milton: Volume II

The 1671 Poems: Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes

Edited by Laura Lunger Knoppers

The Complete Works of John Milton

  • Establishes a definitive text of two major poems by Milton, Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes
  • Provides a detailed historical introduction based on new archival sources and up-to-date historiography,
  • Includes the first examination in a Milton edition of radical print networks (booksellers, publishers, printers) and those who sought to regulate print in Restoration London
  • 9780199210886
  • Addresses a gap in previous Milton editions by including valuable new information on the material production of the text
  • Textual Notes identify differences within the 1671 edition and differences between the 1st and 2nd editions
  • Textual Commentary provides precise OED word definitions, identifies classical, biblical, geographical and historical references, and explains Latin, Greek, and Hebrew usages