John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought 0199289840, 9780199289844

Written by two of the world's leading Milton scholars, widely praised as "illuminating" (Times Literary S

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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought
 0199289840, 9780199289844

Table of contents :
Introduction --
PART I 1608-1632 --
1. Childhood --
2. St Paul's School --
3. Cambridge: the undergraduate years --
4. Cambridge: the postgraduate years --
PART II 1632-1639 --
5. Hammersmith --
6. Horton --
7. Italy --
PART III 1639-49 --
8. The Crisis of Government --
9. The First Civil War --
10. The Road to Regicide --
PART IV 1649-1660 --
11. The Purged Parliament --
12. The Protectorate --
13. From the Death of Oliver Cromwell to the Restoration --
PART V 1660-67 --
14. Milton in 1660 --
15. Surviving the Restoration --
16. Plague, Fire and Paradise Lost --
17. The Sunlit Uplands --
PART VI 1667 AND AFTER --
18. Posthumous Life and Nachlass --
Bibliography.

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