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Edition: HarperPerennial Classics
Date of issue: September 2nd 2014

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Focusing on the temptation of Christ, John Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Regained, suggests that everything lost to man in Paradise Lost is recaptured by Christ’s sacrifices.

Published four years after Milton’s masterpiece, Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained is much shorter and written in a simpler style than Paradise Lost, possibly as part of the author’s intention to frame the style of the book within the context of the plainness of Jesus’ teachings and demeanor. Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained have influenced numerous poets and writers, including many of the Romantics, William Blake, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, and T. S. Eliot.

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Ebook Paradise Regained read Online! John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.

Milton's poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. Writing in English, Latin, Greek, and Italian, he achieved international renown within his lifetime, and his celebrated Areopagitica (1644)—written in condemnation of pre-publication censorship—is among history's most influential and impassioned defenses of free speech and freedom of the press.

William Hayley's 1796 biography called him the "greatest English author," and he remains generally regarded "as one of the preeminent writers in the English language," though critical reception has oscillated in the centuries since his death (often on account of his republicanism). Samuel Johnson praised Paradise Lost as "a poem which...with respect to design may claim the first place, and with respect to performance, the second, among the productions of the human mind," though he (a Tory and recipient of royal patronage) described Milton's politics as those of an "acrimonious and surly republican".

Because of his republicanism, Milton has been the subject of centuries of British partisanship.


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A hard, shocking, but extremely useful book that makes you think!

ELLIE

This book will make you shudder, infiltrate, and change your mind about this crazy world.

THEODORE

Contradictory. On the one hand, it pulls in and on the other ...

JASMINE

A book that leaves nothing behind, no feelings, no thoughts.




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