John Milton: A Short Introduction
Copyright © 2002 Roy Flannagan
Author(s): Roy Flannagan
Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631226192
Online ISBN: 9780470693612
About this Book
In this compelling first volume in the Blackwell Introductions to Literature series, Roy Flannagan, editor of The Milton Quarterly, provides a readable and uncluttered critical account of a complicated and sophisticated author, and his poetry and prose.
- Puts John Milton under the microscope, using the still-evolving critical perspectives of the last fifty years.
- Looks at Milton's life, and the cultural background to his work, as well as examining his writing.
- Considers how and why Milton's work has endured the centuries to educate, entertain and intrigue so many generations of readers.
- Ideal for the reader falling in love with Milton's poetry and prose, who longs to know more about what people think about the poetry, the man or the historical context.