ABSTRACT

An edition of Milton's later work rk includes the text of six books of Paradise Lost, The History of Britain and the whole of Samson Agonistes. Through his introduction, commmentary and full annotations, Tony Davies sets the works in their political and cultural contexts, and discusses such themes as the `heroic'; sexuality and gender; and Milton's interrogation of the meaning of history.

chapter |30 pages

Introduction

chapter |140 pages

Paradise Lost

chapter |25 pages

The History of Britain

chapter |49 pages

Samson Agonistes

chapter |26 pages

Critical commentary