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“In this landmark edition, teachers will discover a powerful ally in bringing the excitement of Milton’s poetry and prose to new generations of students.”—William C. Dowling, Rutgers University
“This magnificent edition gives us everything we need to read Milton intelligently and with fresh perception.”—William H. Pritchard, Amherst College --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
12 black and white engravings from the first illustrated edition, 1688 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
The succinct and useful forward to this edition gives the uninitiated Milton reader a wide variety of controversies and themes to be mindful of when reading this epic poem.Published on June 24 2012 by Zephyr_Northwind
I already owned an antique copy of Milton`s poems but could not pass up getting a copy of Paradise Lost with Dore prints. Well worth buying ($27).Published on Oct. 9 2010 by Everyman
of how the malodorous oaf Milton did share in bold flatulence his heretical views and cause much stink in the bedroom of Tucker who did paw through that man of bad wind's pages,... Read morePublished on July 11 2004 by Loudon Is A Fool
Even if you can't appreciate Classical epics and copious amounts of poetic language, this book is still written good enough for one to appreciate. Read morePublished on May 18 2004 by Lanny
In response to 'A Magnificent Failure': Yes, Milton was arrogant, and his language certainly does get high-flown...but it is often very beautiful, to my taste anyway. Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2004 by M
"Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up again," Samuel Johnson wrote of Milton's massive work, and added that no one ever wished it to be any longer... Read morePublished on Dec 11 2003 by samantha
Man, I had to read this book. It was so boring and hard to read. Skip it or read the cliff notes if at all possible.Published on Dec 10 2003
This is John Milton's masterpiece, though not the great epic he had intented to create. He actually wanted to write one about his beloved England, something along the lines of... Read morePublished on Nov. 7 2003 by Robert Riley
Milton's "Paradise Lost" is the best work of literature in the English language, bar none. Read morePublished on Oct. 30 2001 by joetheproofer