Paradise Lost: A Norton Critical Edition - Norton Critical Editions (Paperback)
  • Paradise Lost: A Norton Critical Edition - Norton Critical Editions (Paperback)

Paradise Lost: A Norton Critical Edition - Norton Critical Editions (Paperback)

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This Norton Critical Edition includes:

  • The 1674 text of Paradise Lost, with emendations and adoptions from the first edition and from the scribal manuscript. Spelling and punctuation have been modernised for student readers.
  • An illuminating introduction and abundant explanatory annotations by Gordon Teskey.
  • Source and background materials, including Milton’s greatest prose work, Areopagitica, in its entirety and key selections from the Bible.
  • Topically arranged commentaries and interpretations—seventy-eight in all, thirty-nine of them new to the Second Edition—from classic assessments to current scholarship.
  • A glossary of names and suggestions for further reading.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393617085
Weight: 516 g
Dimensions: 216 x 130 x 36 mm
Edition: Second Edition

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Matt Kusnierz

“Classic retelling of an ancient theme”

If this is the first heroic poem you have read from this period you will probably find it hard going, but it is worth persevering with. In brief, this is a retelling of the classic Genesis story using the wonderfully... More

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“Very interesting”

I enjoyed this epic poem. Getting used to the style takes a little perseverence but once I got going, it was very good. The notes helped get me into the style and changed use of some language. The introduction (and... More

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“Paradise Lost”

This is Milton's epic retelling of the story of Creation and Mankind's fall from Paradise. Although it is a little hard work in places the prose is vivid and descriptive and carries the reader through very... More

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