Item description for The Great Poets: John Milton by John Milton, Samantha Bond & Derek Jacobi...
Thoughtful collection of John Milton's finest poetry marks the quatercentenary of the poet's birth in 1608. His uncompromising views set him firmly on the side of Cromwell, putting his life in danger when the Stuart monarchy was restored. But he is now remembered for Paradise Lost and a strong collection of other poetry which influenced successive generations. This CD offers an ideal overview, including excerpts from the major works, including Comus and Samson Agonistes, as well as famous poems such as On his blindness.
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Naxos AudioBooks
Running Time: 79.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.47" Width: 5.94" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Feb 5, 2008
Publisher Naxos AudioBooks
ISBN 9626348550 ISBN13 9789626348550
Availability 0 units.
More About John Milton, Samantha Bond & Derek Jacobi
John Milton (1608-74) was one of England's greatest poets and a master of polemical prose. He was a private tutor and served as Secretary for Foreign Tongues under Oliver Cromwell. William Kerrigan, former president of the Milton Society of America and recipient of its award for lifetime achievement, is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts. John Rumrich is the author of Matter of Glory and Milton Unbound. He is Thaman Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Stephen M. Fallon, author of Milton's Peculiar Grace and Milton among the Philosophers, is professor of liberal studies and English at the University of Notre Dame.
John Milton has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Sao Paulo.