תוצאות 1-5 מתוך 35
Fortunately, | there is no lack of poetic exegetes upon Milton) and it has proved
easy to enrich the pages of this edition with opinions of the highest significance
from artists and men like Landor, Lowell, Wordsworth, and Matthew Arnold.
FROM THE IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS (SOCTHEY AND LANDOR). Both in
epic and dramatic poetry, it is action, and not moral, that is first demanded. The
feelings and exploits of the principal agent should excite the principal interest.
4. Who is this ' greater Man ' ? See 1 Cor. 15 : 21, 22, 45, 47. 4-5. Landor would
omit these (and so vv. 14-16), ' as incumbrances, and deadeners of the harmony.'
Is there any reason why they should be retained ? 5. Restore. Why subjunctive?
14-16. ' Supposing the fact to be true,' says Landor, ' the mention of it is
unnecessary and unpoetical. Little does it become Milton to run in debt with
Ariosto for his Cose non dette mai ne in prose o in rima.' Cf. note on 4-5. 15.
28. Cause. So Mn. 1:8: 'O Muse, relate to me the causes, tell me in what had her
will been thwarted,' etc. 29. Meaning of grand ? 34. ' I am sorry that Milton did not
always keep separate the sublime Satan and "the infernal serpent." ' — Landor.
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... קרא סקירה מלאה