"Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books": An Authoritative Text of the 1667 First Edition

"Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books": An Authoritative Text of the 1667 First Edition

John T. Shawcross, Michael Lieb $70.00

Published in 2007 | 456 pages | cloth| ISBN: 978-0-8207-0392-3

Book Information:

This authoritative text of the first edition of John Milton's Paradise lost transcribes the original 10-book poem, records its textual problems and numerous differences from the second edition, and discusses in critical commentary the importance of these issues.

Author Information:

JOHN T. SHAWCROSS is professor emeritus of English at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of numerous books, including With Mortal Voice: The Creation of Paradise Lost. He is coeditor of Milton and the Grounds of Contention, and is a two-time winner of the James Holly Hanford Award for the most distinguished book on Milton.

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