Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics)

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Paradise Lost (Modern Library Classics) 

1st Edition

A definitive new edition of the classic poem about the Creation and the fall of Adam and Eve is accompanied by a new scholarly introduction, fresh commentary and annotations, and a chronology of the author's life and works. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library’s highly acclaimed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this edition reflects up-to-date scholarship and includes a substantial Introduction, fresh commentary, and other features—annotations on Milton’s classical allusions, a chronology of the writer’s life, clean page layouts, and an index—that make it the definitive twenty-first-century presentation of John Milton’s timeless signature work.

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