Milton in the Puritan revolution
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Published by Humanities Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Milton, John, -- 1608-1674 -- Political and social views,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660

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Edition Notes

Statementby Don M. Wolfe.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 496p.
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23754323M

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Milton is best known for Paradise Lost, widely regarded as the greatest epic poem in English. Together with Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes, it confirms Milton’s reputation as one of the greatest English his prose works Milton advocated the abolition of the Church of England and the execution of Charles the beginning of the English Civil Wars in . For two years ( – ), Milton travelled abroad, mostly in Italy, where he met Galileo. On his return to England, he thought of writing an epic on the Arthurian theme. His literary ambitions were interrupted by the events of the Puritan revolution, of which he was an ardent supporter. The failure of the Puritan revolution was tantamount, for Milton, to the people's failure to govern themselves according to the will of God, rather than of a royal despot. England had had the opportunity to become an instrument of God's plan, but . The Conflict of Puritanism in Milton Abdul Hamid The Dialogue Vol ume XI Number 3 religious, the Puritans were not a religious sect; neither was the Puritan a narrow-minded and gloomy dogmatist, as he is still pictured even in the histories.” 4 Puritanism was an all-inclusive religious and constitutionalFile Size: KB.

About Milton and the English Revolution. Remarkable reinterpretation of Milton and his poetry by one of the most famous historians of the 17th Century In this remarkable book Christopher Hill used the learning gathered in a lifetime’s study of seventeenth-century England to carry out a major reassessment of Milton as man, politician, poet, and religious thinker. ADVERTISEMENTS: After reading this article you will learn about the bio, life and political ideas of John Milton. Life and Works of John Milton: John Milton was born in Milton’s grandfather was a Roman Catholic, but his father embraced the Church of England. This made his grandfather angry and deprived him of property. Milton [ ]. One may gather further indications of Milton’s reservations regarding Commonwealth achievements and his recognition of notable limitations of Puritan policy from the characterization of the revolution Parliament inserted as a digression into his History of Britain (included in the present volume as Mr. John Miltons Character of the Long. Milton is an epic poem by William Blake, written and illustrated between and Its hero is John Milton, who returns from Heaven and unites with Blake to explore the relationship between living writers and their predecessors, and to undergo a mystical journey to correct his own spiritual errors.. Blakes' 'Milton' was printed in his characteristic combination of etched text and.