Samson Agonistes and Shorter Poems

By: Milton, John; Barker, A. E. [Editor]

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Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Samson Agonistes and Shorter Poems by John Milton (1608-1674). A.E. Barker, editor. Crofts Classics Series. Wheeling IL: Harlan Davidson, Inc. Copyright 1950. xii, 115 pages. 4-7/8 x 7-3/8 inches, 19 cm. Samson Agonistes (Samson the Agonist) is a tragic closet drama by John Milton. It appeared with the publication of Milton's Paradise Regained in 1671. A closet drama is a play that is not intended to be performed onstage, but read by a solitary reader or, sometimes, out loud in a small group. (source: Wikipedia)Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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This volume contains the principal English poems of Milton's youth and early manhood, most of the sonnets written during the Puritan Revolution, when he was chiefly engaged in arguing public questions in prose, and Samson Agonistes, published three years before his death. Includes "Comus," "Lycidas," "L'Allegro," "Il Penseroso," "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity," and other shorter poems. With an introduction by Editor A. E. Baker, this edition also contains a list of principal dates in the life of Milton and a selected bibliography.

Title: Samson Agonistes and Shorter Poems

Author/Composer: Milton, John; Barker, A. E. [Editor]

Categories: British Authors,

Publisher: Harlan Davidson, Inc.: 1950-01-15

ISBN Number: 0882950584

ISBN Number 13: 9780882950587

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 013369

Keywords: Literature, Samson Agonistes, John Milton, ISBN 0882950584, Crofts Classics Series, Classic Literature, Biblical Literature, English Literature,