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John Milton
- English Poet and Writer, 1608-1674 -

"That barbarian who makes a long commentary on the first chapter of Genesis in ten books of rough verse? That crude imitator of the Greeks, who disfigures the Creation, and who, instead of representing the Eternal Being creating the universe with His words, makes the Messiah take a big compass from the cupboard of heaven to draw up a plan of His work?"
-Voltaire, Candide.


Paradise Lost
An Epic Poem in Twelve Parts

Biography
The Life of the Esteemed Author

Selected Works
Religious Poetry, Political Prose

Milton Resources:

The Milton-L Homepage

Milton Reading Room

John Milton
[at Luminarium]

John Milton
[at The Classic Text: Traditions and Interpretations]

British Authors
[at Incompetech]

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