Paradise Lost-David Scott Kastan, John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes

  • Title: Paradise Lost
  • Author: David Scott Kastan, John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes
  • Released: 2005-09-30
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  • Pages: 427
  • ISBN: 0872207331
  • ISBN13: 978-0872207332
  • ASIN: 0872207331


Review . . .an exemplary job both of presenting the major topics of Paradise Lost and of entering the selva oscura of Milton criticism. . . . Students and scholars alike will appreciate the balanced approach to the complexities, difficulties, and conundrums of Milton's poem and the criticism on it. Kastan's prose is not just lively but chiseled, and it is destined to affect students." Patrick Cheney, Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 "Kastan is an exemplary editor, attuned to emerging critical currents, yet steeped in the scholarship of an earlier tradition, aware of the text's provenance and reception, alert to its topicality. His introduction, a model of theoretically informed, politically committed, historically grounded criticism, makes this edition of Paradise Lost all you would expect from one of the most erudite and perceptive figures in the field. --Willy Maley, Modern Language Review

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