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Autobiography of John Milton

John Milton

Autobiography of John Milton

or, Milton"s life in his own words

by John Milton

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
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    Subjects:
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674.,
  • Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by James J. G. Graham.
    ContributionsGraham, James J. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3581 .A2 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4550315M
    ISBN 100848209036
    LC Control Number77018900
    OCLC/WorldCa4884750

    John Milton Gregory (July 6, – Octo ) was an American educator and the first president (regent was his official title) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, then known as Illinois Industrial ded by: Selim H. Peabody. John Milton was born on December 9, , in London, England. The future poet's father, John Milton, Sr., was a scrivener (a person who draws up deeds and wills). About he married Sara Jeffrey, the wealthy daughter of a merchant-tailor. Three of their children survived infancy: Anne, John.

    John Milton Biography. Biography. In , John Milton was given the official government position of Secretary of Foreign Tongues. This fancy-sounding job (it dealt with diplomatic correspondence) was a reward for Milton's support of the republican government, which came to power two months earlier following the beheading of King Charles I. John Milton was born in London. His mother‚ Sarah Jeffrey‚ a very religious person‚ was the daughter of a merchant sailor. Milton's father‚ named John‚ too‚ had risen to prosperity as a scrivener or law writer - he also composed madrigasl and psalm settings. The family was wealthy enough to afford a second house in the country.

    Terry Eagleton, The Observer Books of the Year, "A rigorous, up-to-date, yet surprisingly readable account of Milton's life and work anyone concerned with the poet or the period will have to possess this book." The Independent "[Lewalski] has produced an outstanding biography, one that is .   This is, indeed, the most exhaustive modern biography of John Milton. The renowned critic Barbara Lewalski, as usual, offers the students and scholars of Milton an enchanting biographical masterpiece that both narrates and captures Milton's story and history from his early childhood "The childhood Strews the Man" to his last breath "Teach the every Soul"/5(7).


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John Milton has usually been regarded as 'the other great poet' in English literature, after Shakespeare. He is the only one of the world's great poets also to have been actively engaged in politics. A radical Protestant and staunch republican, he served as Latin secretary to Oliver Cromwell during the Cited by: 3.

Synopsis John Milton is best known for Paradise Lost, widely regarded as the greatest epic poem in English. Together with Paradise Regained, it formed his reputation as one of the greatest English Born: I was eager to read a biography of John Milton, but I wasn't convinced about the larger tomes that are out there.

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Book Description In her detailed account of Milton's life and career, Barbara Lewalski provides a close analysis of his prose and poetry, focusing on the development of his ideas and his by: Milton wrote pamphlets entitled Of Reformation, Of Prelatical Episcopacy, and Animadversions inand The Reason for Church Government in For the young poet, the Puritan aspect of his work, at least in the public eye, began to take precedence over his poetry.

John Milton (–74) is considered the most significant English writer after William Shakespeare. His epic Paradise Lost, classical tragedy Samson Agonistes, and pastoral elegy Lycidas are widely regarded as the greatest poems of their kind in English.

He is also known for such prose works as Areopagitica—a fierce defense of freedom of speech. John Milton: Biography John Milton (9 December  – 8 November ) 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 Autobiography of John Milton book poem Paradise Lost (), written in blank verse.

MEET JOHN MILTON He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. : Mark Dawson. John Milton is the central character in a series of thriller novels written by this famous Author.

The series consists a total of seven books all published between the year to the year The series depict the character of John Milton as the man the government sends to do their dirty works when all other option fails (A cleaner).

John Milton (–) is often regarded as one of England’s greatest poets, second only to Shakespeare. Best known for his magnum opus Paradise Lost, Milton was also one of history’s most politically active writers. A radical Protestant and staunch republican, he served as Latin secretary to Oliver Cromwell during the Commonwealth and throughout his life wrote eloquent treatises on.

John Milton was born on 9 th December,to senior John Milton and Sarah Jeffery at a house in Bread Street, Cheapside, in London. He was the third of six children, only three of whom survived infancy.

His father, John Milton, Sr., was an avid music composer and a man of great refinement and character, and his mother was known for her charities. Biography of John Milton, Author of Paradise Lost John Milton (December 9, – November 8, ) was an English poet and intellectual who wrote during a period of political and religious turmoil.

He’s best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost, which depicts the fall of Lucifer and the temptation of mankind. Fast Facts: John Milton. Genre/Form: Biografie Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Milton, John, Autobiography of John Milton.

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A Day Book Of Milton. On the Morning Of Christ's Nativity. John Milton () was born in London. His mother Sarah Jeffrey, a very religious person, was the daughter of a merchant sailor. His father, also named John, had risen to prosperity as a scrivener or law writer - he also composed music.

Autobiography of John Milton; or, Milton's life in his own words. [John Milton; James J G Graham] Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Milton; James J G Graham. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Biography of John Milton John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, a scholarly man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth (republic) 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. Mark Dawson began his John Milton series in with the novel The Cleaner. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Mark Dawson’s John Milton books in order of when they were first published (as well as in chronological order): Publication Order of John Milton Books.

John Milton was born on December 9,in London, as the second child of John and Sara (neé Jeffrey). The family lived on Bread Street in Cheapside, near St.

Paul's Cathedral. John Milton Sr. worked as a scrivener, a legal secretary whose duties included preparation and notarization of documents, as well as real estate transactions and. Milton gained a reputation for erudition and poetic skill, writing several accomplished poems in English, Latin and Italian while still a student.

His first published work was a commendatory poem On Shakespeare, datedwhich appeared with the second. John Milton - John Milton was born in London on December 9,into a middle-class family. John Milton was born in London on December 9,into a middle-class family.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.In Milton wrote a poem called On the Morning of Christ's Nativity.

In a masque by John Milton called Comus was performed. (In the early 17th century a masque was a form of entertainment for the rich. It involved, drama, music, and dance).John Milton is an artisan. A master of killing. He’s the man the British government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst: the enemies of the state that MI5 and even the military can’t stop.

But years of state-sanctioned murder have taken their toll. Milton is troubled by nightmares, a long line of [ ].