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Paradise Lost To Release "Gothic" On Limited Edition Picture Disc In July

Paradise Lost will be re-releasing “Gothic” as a limited edition picture disc on July 14. You can preorder that HERE.


27 April 1667: John Milton's £10 Poem

On 27 April 1667 John Milton, blind and impoverished, sold the copyright of his masterpiece  “Paradise Lost” for £10
By 1654 Milton had become totally blind, and this forced him to dictate his works to his family, friends and amanuenses. 137 more words


April 27, 2017

On April 27, 1667 the blind and impoverished John Milton sold the copyright for Paradise Lost for £ 10. The poem concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man by the fallen angel Satan. 93 more words

Assignments for April 28

For class you should watch the first 13 minutes of the lecture below by John Rogers from Yale University that introducing Milton. You should also read the five sonnets (On Shakespeare, Sonnets 13, 18, 19, 23) and first 26 lines of  40 more words




“The only paradise is paradise lost.”


~ Marcel Proust ~


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Satan, Enlightenment, and Milton’s Politics in Paradise Lost

Satan, Enlightenment, and Milton’s Politics in Paradise Lost

John Milton’s Paradise Lost is one of the most scrutinized texts in the western canon. Of frequent interest is how Milton was attempting to, as he wrote in Book I of the poem, “justifie the wayes of God to men” (26). 2,144 more words

Literary Criticism

Paradise Lost Reveal New Album Title

Paradise Lost have revealed that their new album will be titled “Medusa.” The effort is expected to be released this summer.