The Complete Poems and Major Prose
Hackett Publishing, 2003 M07 1 - 1088 páginas
First published by Odyssey Press in 1957, this classic edition provides Milton's poetry and major prose works, richly annotated, in a sturdy and affordable clothbound volume.
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LYCIDAS 1. In editing his Poems in 1645 Milton called Lycidas a “Monody” in
which “the Author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately drown'd . . . on the Irish
Seas, 1637. And by occasion foretels the ruine of our corrupted Clergy then in
183–8–in finding in the violet, the rose, and the “unfading” amaranth intimations
of the immortality of which Lycidas, “sunk low but mounted high,” is soon to be the
supreme symbol: Or—with Wayne Shumaker in PMLA, LXVI (1951), ...
In this light the climax of Milton's “digression” on the clergy is a natural sequel to
the preceding movement that contrasts the craving of the immature poet for the
fame from which he, like Lycidas, may be cut off by premature death, with the true
Lycidas' apotheosis as the “Genius of the shore,” while at the same time (ll, 174–
7) he listens to “the marriage song of the Lamb” beside “the living fountains of
waters” which Saint John described in the Apocalypse (Rev. xxii, 2). The far-flung
to the development of its thought and larger harmony led to the use of short lines
rhyming with longer preceding ones—as the six-syllable lines in Lycidas do—to
signal oncoming shifts in tone. The pattern of Lycidas is that of the canzone, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Leer comentario completo