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On his return from Italy in 1639 he wrote the Epitaphium Damonis, his best Latin
poem, to the memory of Charles Diodati, a college friend. During this period,
especially its later years, he had his epic much in mind ; but for this he saw that
His third period, in which his great epics were produced, extends from 1658 (thus
lapping slightly on the period of prose) until his death in 1674. During the twenty
years of controversy, his poetic gift had not quite slumbered : the series of ...
... whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of
Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the
rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature to be followed, which in ...
... Tasso, Mazzoni, and others, teaches what the laws are of a true epic poem,
what of a dramatic, what of a lyric, what decorum is, which is the grand
masterpiece to observe. This would make them soon perceive what despicable
creatures our ...
He had resolved that it should be an English poem ; he had resolved that it
should be an epic ; nay, he had all but resolved — as is proved by his Latin poem
to Manso, and his Epitaphium Damonis — that his subject should be taken from
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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