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Paradise lost: and, Paradise regained

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John Milton's epic story of cosmic rebellion and the beginning of human history has long been considered one of the greatest and most gripping narratives ever written in English. Yet its intensely poetic language, now-antiquated syntax and vocabulary, and dense allusions to mythical and Biblical figures make it inaccessible to many modern readers. This is, as the critic Harold Bloom wrote in 2000, "a great sorrow, and a true cultural loss."

Dennis Danielson aims to open up Milton's epic for a twenty-first-century readership by providing a fluid, accessible rendition in contemporary prose alongside the original. The edition allows readers to experience the power of the original poem without barriers to understanding.

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subject_facet Adam -- (Biblical figure) -- Poetry, Bible. -- N.T. -- Gospels -- History of Biblical events -- Poetry, Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis -- History of Biblical events -- Poetry, Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700, Eve -- (Biblical figure) -- Poetry, Fall of man -- Poetry, Jesus Christ -- Temptation -- Poetry
title_display Paradise lost ; and, Paradise regained
title_full Paradise lost ; and, Paradise regained / John Milton ; with a new introduction by Susanne Woods ; edited and with notes by Christopher Ricks
title_short Paradise lost
title_sub and, Paradise regained
topic_facet Adam, Christian poetry, English, Eve, Fall of man, History of Biblical events, Jesus Christ, Temptation