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John Milton

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1KennyG
Maio 9, 2007, 7:14pm

I am rereading Paradise lost and would like to discuss the book.Please contact me at tsswork@yahoo.com

2tomcatMurr
Maio 12, 2007, 3:51am

cant we talk about it here?

3EliotOstling Primeira Mensagem
Ago 30, 2007, 6:13pm

Paradise lost is an amazing that everybody should read....I first read paradise lost as a sophomore in hs...and now that im a sophomore in college i appreciate his work so much more....

4heinous-eli
Ago 31, 2007, 3:11am

My Spanish lit teacher is a descendant of Milton. I bet he uses that as a pick-up line.

5Darrol
Set 3, 2007, 6:40pm

It has been over 30 years since I read Paradise Lost. Long ago, in Protestant circles at least, this work along with Pilgrim's Progress were almost de-facto parts of the canon.

KennyG: What would you like to discuss?

I would like to know about some of the precursor literature that illustrates the development of the fall of Satan material.

6TimBears
Editado: Dez 26, 2012, 10:37pm

"Paradise Lost" was very powerful. I am not the most religious person in the world, but I found the subject matter intensely interesting. The poetic beauty of Milton words captivated me throughout the course of the work. Sadly, I tried "Paradise Regained" but I did not get far into the read before I became disinterested. I guess we are fascinated more by evil than goodness. Sad. I may retry "Paradise Regained" but I fail to see how it can be as moving as "Paradise Lost."

7Carnophile
Jan 3, 2013, 8:31pm

Paradise Regained consists of Satan tempting Jesus in the desert and Jesus bitch-slapping him around. It’s pretty amusing, actually.

8pmackey
Jan 6, 2013, 9:20am

I listened to Paradise Lost as an audiobook and it was very good.

9Jeff70
Jan 6, 2013, 3:16pm

This past Nov.-Dec. I read through Milton's work in conjunction with listening to lectures from Yale's Open Courses (I think that's the name of it--should be easy to find with those search words.), and I highly recommend it. The lecturer, John Rodgers, is an engaging and learned teacher. Great resource.

10carusmm
Editado: Maio 19, 2016, 6:38am

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