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The complete works of John Milton

Author: John Milton; Thomas N Corns; Gordon Campbell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008-<2019>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English
This is the first edition to collect together Milton's non-poetic manuscript writings. It is also the first edition of Milton's Commonplace Book manuscript to provide both the original text and a full translation and commentary. Additional sections furnish editions of Milton's draft ideas for dramas from the Trinity College manuscript, as well as his surviving presentation inscriptions. Full biobibliographies and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Verse drama
Religious poetry
Literary criticism
Epic poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Collected works (form)
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Milton; Thomas N Corns; Gordon Campbell
ISBN: 9780199296170 0199296170 9780199609017 0199609012 9780199218059 0199218056 9780199651894 0199651892 9780199651900 0199651906 9780199234516 0199234515 9780199585229 0199585229
OCLC Number: 288986908
Language Note: Primarily in English; some volumes include text in Latin.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the John T. Shawcross Award for a distinguished edition of Milton's works, awarded by the Milton Society of America 2009.
Winner of Winner of the John T. Shawcross Award, from the Milton Society of America.
Description: volumes <2-3, 6, 8, 11> : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Contents: volume 1. Paradise lost / edited by David Loewenstein and Thomas N. Corns --
volume 2. The 1671 poems: Paradise regain'd and Samson Agonistes / Laura Lunger Knoppers --
volume 3. The shorter poems / edited by Barbara Lewalski and Estelle Haan --
volume 4. Tracts on church government and toleration / edited by Nicholas von Maltzahn --
volume 5. The divorce tracts / edited by Sharon Achinstein --
volume 6. Vernacular regicide and republican writings / edited by N.H. Keeble and Nicholas McDowell --
volume 7. Latin defences / edited by Joad Raymond --
volume 8. De doctrina Christiana / edited by John K. Hale and J. Donald Cullington --
volume 9. Educational writings and the Commonplace book / edited by Nigel Smith --
volume 10. The histories / edited by Martin Dzelzainis --
volume 11. Manuscript Writings / edited by William Poole.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: general editors: Thomas N. Corns and Gordon Campbell.
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Volume II in Oxford's Complete Works of John Milton provides newly-collated and carefully edited old-spelling texts of two of Milton major poems: Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes. A detailed  Read more...


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familiar themes are given fresh interest... Knopper's excellent general introduction positions the poems and the new evidence about their print in Milton's immediate context * Johanna Harris, Times Read more...

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