"Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books": An Authoritative Text of the 1667 First EditionJohn T. Shawcross, Michael Lieb $70.00
Published in 2007 | 456 pages | cloth| ISBN: 978-0-8207-0392-3
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.
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.