Table of Contents for Paradise Lost : An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism


Preface ix
The Text of Paradise Lost 2(305)
A Note on the Footnotes
2(1)
Facsimile of Second Edition Title Page
3(1)
A.[ndrew] M.[arvell]
On Paradise Lost
4(298)
The Verse
6(1)
Book I
7(25)
Book II
32(30)
Book III
62(22)
Book IV
84(28)
Book V
112(25)
Book VI
137(25)
Book VII
162(18)
Book VIII
180(17)
Book IX
197(32)
Book X
229(30)
Book XI
259(24)
Book XII
283(19)
A Note on the Text
302(5)
Biographical, Historical, and Literary Backgrounds 307(170)
Isabel Rivers
[Political and Religious Issues in the Time of Milton]
307(6)
David Masson
[A Brief Life of Milton]
313(37)
A SELECTION OF MILTON'S PROSE AND POETRY
350(79)
A Paraphrase on Psalm 114
350(1)
From At a Vacation Exercise in the College
351(1)
Sonnet 7 ["How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth"]
352(1)
From Of Reformation in England
353(3)
From The Reason of Church Government Urged Against Prelaty
356(5)
From The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce (1643)
361(16)
From the Second Edition of The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce (1644)
377(5)
From Areopagitica
382(9)
Sonnet 15 ["Fairfax, whose name in arms through Europe rings"]
391(1)
Sonnet 16 ["Cromwell, our chief of men, who through a cloud"]
392(1)
Sonnet 19 ["When I consider how my light is spent"]
393(1)
Sonnet 22 ["Cyriack, this three years' day these eyes"]
394(1)
Sonnet 23 ["Methought I saw my late espoused saint"]
394(1)
From The Ready and Easy Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth
395(1)
From Christian Doctrine
396(33)
SELECTIONS FROM THE BIBLE
429(32)
From The Book of Genesis
429(5)
From The Book of Exodus
434(5)
From The Book of Psalms
439(3)
From The Book of Isaiah
442(6)
From The Book of Ezekiel
448(1)
From The Gospel According to St. Matthew
449(6)
From The Gospel According to St. Mark
455(1)
From The Gospel According to St. Luke
455(1)
From The Gospel According to St. John
456(1)
From The Acts of the Apostles
456(1)
From The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians
457(2)
From The First Letter of Paul to Timothy
459(1)
From The General Epistle of James
460(1)
From The Revelation of St. John the Divine
460(1)
IMPORTANT CONCEPTS AND TOPICS IN PARADISE LOST
461(16)
The Universe
461(2)
Physiology and Psychology
463(1)
Reason
464(1)
The Scale of Nature
464(2)
Angels
466(2)
God
468(1)
Freedom
469(1)
Covenant
469(1)
Knowledge
470(1)
The Fortunate Fall
470(2)
Paradise
472(1)
Truth and Poetry
473(4)
Criticism 477(198)
GREAT WRITERS ON MILTON, 1688-1929
477(32)
John Dryden
Epigram on Milton
477(1)
Voltaire
[Milton]
477(5)
Samuel Johnson
[Paradise Lost]
482(11)
William Blake
From The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
493(1)
William Wordsworth
London (1802)
493(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[Milton]
493(8)
John Keats
[Milton]
501(2)
Walter Savage Landor
[Milton]
503(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Milton
504(1)
Matthew Arnold
Milton
505(1)
Virginia Woolf
[Some Remarks on Milton]
506(3)
RECENT CRITICISM
509(166)
Northrop Frye
The Story of All Things
509(17)
Stanley Eugene Fish
Discovery as Form in Paradise Lost
526(11)
Christopher Ricks
Milton's Grand Style
537(18)
Harold Bloom
Milton and His Precursors
555(14)
Barbara Lewalski
The Genres of Paradise Lost: Literary Genre as a Means of Accommodation
569(19)
Frank Kermode
Adam Unparadised
588(17)
William Empson
Milton's God
605(12)
Robert M. Adams
A Little Look into Chaos
617(16)
Christopher Hill
The Relevance of Milton
633(10)
James Grantham Turner
Passion and Subordination
643(18)
Janet E. Halley
Female Autonomy in Milton's Sexual Poetics
661(14)
John Milton: A Chronology 675(4)
Selected Bibliography 679