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Published: 19 November 2009

738 Pages


ISBN: 9780199210886

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The Oxford Handbook of Milton

Edited by Nicholas McDowell and Nigel Smith

Oxford Handbooks

  • Most comprehensive collection of original essays ever published on Milton, with equal number of essays devoted to the poetry and prose - enables readers to get a sense of Milton's career as a whole, as poet, polemicist, and thinker
  • Essays divided into key sections, such as 'Shorter Poems', 'Paradise Lost', 'Early Prose', allowing readers to focus on a specific area of interest and, in the prose sections, to follow Milton's developing or fluctuating lines of argument
  • Most essays are devoted to and include detailed discussion of a specific text or cluster of related texts