By Joe Nutt
into Milton's influential epic poem, guiding scholars via all of the twelve books by means of a mix of shut textual analysis
and precis of key issues and strategies.
Without assuming previous wisdom, Nutt is helping navigate the book's biblical and classical historical past and its dating to seventeenth-century heritage. targeting constructing the interpreting talents had to strategy this crucial and complicated poem
independently, A advisor to Paradise Lost is key interpreting for all scholars of Milton.
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