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  John Milton
Milton's powerful, rhetoric prose and the eloquence of his poetry had an immense influence especially on the 18th-century verse.
Milton was educated at St Paul's School and then at Christ's College, Cambridge (1625-32), where he was called, half in scorn, "The Lady of Christ's." During his Cambridge period, while considering himself destined for the ministry, he began to write poetry in Latin, Italian, and English.
Though Milton was Puritan, morally austere and conscientious, some of his religious beliefs were unconventional to the point of heresy, and came into conflict with the official Puritan stand.
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 John Milton
Milton's first teachers were his father, from whom he inherited love for art and music, and the writer Thomas Young, a graduate of St Andrews University.
Milton spent in Bunhill Row the remaining years of his life, apart from a brief visit to Chalfont St Giles in 1665 during a period of plague.
Milton's view influenced deeply such Romantic poets as William Blake and Percy Bysshe Shelley, who regarded Satan as the real hero of the poem - a rebel against the tyranny of Heaven.
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 Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - John Milton
John Milton was born in London on December 9, 1608, into a middle-class family.
Milton traveled in France and Italy during this time and met Galileo Galilei, who appears in Milton's tract against censorship, "Areopagitica." In 1642, he married Mary Powell; even though they were estranged for most of their marriage, she bore him three daughters and a son before her death in 1652.
During this time, Milton was steadily losing his eyesight, going completely blind in 1651, but he continued his duties with the aid of Andrew Marvell and other assistants.
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  GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Biography of John Milton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Milton was born in London in 1608 at the height of the Protestant Reformation in England.
Milton himself was married three times, all of which were rather unhappy affairs.
Milton died from "gout" in 1674 and was buried in the Church of St. Giles in London.
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  John Milton - LoveToKnow 1911
JOHN MILTON (1608-1674), English poet, was born in Bread Street, Cheapside, London, on the 9th of December 1608.
Milton's testimony to her character is that she was " a most excellent mother and particularly known for her charities through the neighbourhood." The year 1637 was otherwise eventful.
Milton's hand is discernible in a portion of the original Smectymnuan pamphlet; and he continued to aid the Smectymnuans in their subsequent rejoinders to Hall's defences of himself.
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  John Milton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Milton's literary career cast such a formidable shadow over English poetry in the 18th and 19th centuries that he was often judged favorably against all other English poets, including Shakespeare.
The John Milton Society for the Blind was founded in 1928 by Helen Keller to develop an interdenominational ministry that would bring spiritual guidance and religious literature to deaf and blind persons.
John Milton was born on Bread Street, the same road where The Myrmaid Tavern was located, where William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson were often seen drinking.
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 John Milton - MSN Encarta
John Milton (1608-1674), English poet, whose rich, dense verse was a powerful influence on succeeding English poets, and whose prose was devoted to the defense of civil and religious liberty.
Milton was born in London on December 9, 1608, and educated at Saint Paul’s School and Christ’s College, University of Cambridge.
John Milton’s work is marked by cosmic themes and lofty religious idealism; it reveals an astonishing breadth of learning and command of the Greek, Latin, and Hebrew classics.
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Milton’s learning was exceptionally extensive: he read the Church fathers, contemporary theology and Church history; the classics in Latin and Greek, as well as the neo-Latin poetry of his age and the writings of the Italian Renaissance.
While Milton was construing his arguments concerning the historical and contractual basis of kingship, and condemning monarchy as an unsuccessful and harmful mode of government, the High Court of Justice sat in judgement, and the king was executed.
Milton’s thought was uncommonly influenced by the political and cultural developments of his day: notably the freedom of the press in the early 1640s, and the ensuing religious, legal and constitutional speculation; and the political experiments, and failures, of the 1650s.
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 Milton, John (poet) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Milton, John (poet)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1643 Milton married Mary Powell, the 17-year-old daughter of an Oxfordshire cavalier.
Milton's early poems have a baroque luxuriousness, a rich and sensuous use of imagery and cadence, while his later works are more sober, the blank verse more measured in its mixture of classical and English diction.
Milton's verse is not always the ‘organ voice’ for which he is notorious; it is a flexible medium, capable of great precision and subtlety.
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 Life of John Milton (1608-1674)
John Milton was born on December 9, 1608, in London, as the second child of John and Sara (neé Jeffrey).
Milton's daughter Katherine was born in late 1657, but by early 1658, both mother and daughter had passed away.
Milton died peacefully of gout in November, 1674, and was buried in the church of St. Giles, Cripplegate.
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Milton does offer the hope of redemption, but this he confines to an "inner" possibility -- the world at large is apparently lost.
Milton managed to envision this redemption of light and hope despite his personal sufferings -- he was blind for the entire last part of his life.
Milton didn’t merely see himself as a man with a talent for writing nice verses -- his poetry is a response to a religious calling.
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John Milton was originally destined to a ministerial[Click link for more facts about this topic] career, EHandler: no quick summary.
Paradise regained is a poem, published in 1671, by the 17th century english poet john milton....
The John Milton Society for the Blind was founded in 1928 by Helen Keller[For more, click on this link] to develop an interdenominational ministry that would bring spiritual guidance and religious literature to deaf and blind persons.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: John Milton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Milton was born in Bread Street, London, on 9 December 1608.
At some point in his early Cambridge years Milton was sent down for having quarrelled with Chappell, but the matter was soon dealt with and Milton received his BA early in 1629.
Milton already had a reputation as a scholarly wit and his university oratorical exercises were later to be published as his Prolusions in 1674.
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 Uxoriousness, Genesis, and John Milton's Paradise Lost
Milton addresses many concerns through his expansion, but one of the most prominent is man's uxoriousness, his devoted submission to a wife he should instead rule.
Milton, according to Rowse, "allowed that, if the woman were the wiser and more intelligent partner, and the man was willing to let her, she might rule the household" (79).
Milton reveals the sinful nature of Adam's dismissal when he refers to Eve as "hapless" and writes that she is walking into an "ambush" laid by Satan (9.404-8).
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 Milton Bio: The Online Library of Liberty
John Milton (1608-1674) ranks among the greatest poets of the English language.
Milton therefore opposed censorship, arguing in Areopagitica (1644) that freedom of expression is the first condition of morality and virtue; no person can be certain he has found the right way unless he can compare it with the multitude of errors in the world and do battle with falsehood.
Although Milton had completed most of his prose work by this time, the three epic poems for which he is remembered were written during the last fourteen years of his life.
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 John Milton: The Milton-L Home Page
It is therefore appropriate that the Ninth International Milton Symposium will be celebrating this event with a five-day conference, 7-11 July 2008, under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies at the University of London.
Join the Milton Society of America, an allied organization of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA), which was founded in 1948.
Of Paradise and Light: Essays on Henry Vaughan and John Milton in Honor of Alan Rudrum, edited by Donald R. Dickson and Holly Faith Nelson (University of Delaware Press).
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 John Milton: The Milton-L Home Page
It is therefore appropriate that the Ninth International Milton Symposium will be celebrating this event with a five-day conference, 7-11 July 2008, under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies at the University of London.
Join the Milton Society of America, an allied organization of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA), which was founded in 1948.
Of Paradise and Light: Essays on Henry Vaughan and John Milton in Honor of Alan Rudrum, edited by Donald R. Dickson and Holly Faith Nelson (University of Delaware Press).
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 John Milton and Sventeenth Century Culture
Milton's epigraph from Tasso's Gierusalemme liberata in his tribute to Manso (published in his 1645 Poems) was a graceful allusion to Manso's earlier patronage of Tasso as Milton sought similar patronage for himself.
Milton's radical protestant arguments for divorce on grounds of incompatibility were more idealistic than licentious, but to many contemporaries his tract seemed a shocking indicator of just where radicalism would lead.
The power of Milton as a prose-writer is most fully deployed in this still-influential argument for the freedom of the press, published during a divisive civil war, when the Puritan and parliamentary authorities sought to impose on public debate similar controls to those formerly exerted by the Crown and Bishops.
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 John Milton
John was the second of the three children who survived past infancy.
John forgave her and took all of them back; so he had a whole crowd of people to support.
John remarried in 1656 and had another daughter in 1657, but both wife and daughter died in 1658.
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 Paradise Lost by John Milton. Search, Read, Study, Discuss.
Epic poem in blank verse, one of the late works by John Milton, originally issued in 10 books in 1667 and, with Books 7 and 10 each split into two parts, published in 12 books in the second edition of 1674.
Considered by many scholars to be one of the greatest poems of the English language, Paradise Lost tells the biblical story of the fall from grace of Adam and Eve (and, by extension, all humanity) in language that is a supreme achievement of rhythm and sound.
The research topic: to elaborate on the contradictory sense of joy and that of sexuality as presented before and after the remounced Fall of Adam and Eve.
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 Griswold: Biographical Introduction to John Milton
In the malignant and envious life of Milton by Dr. Johnson, there is an endeavour to prove that he was expelled from Cambridge for some misdemeanor, or that he went away in discontent because unable to obtain preferment, to spend his time in the company of lewd women, and in the play-houses of London.
Milton, rivalling his immortal predecessor in mastery of its melodies, developed all its vigour and grandeur, and by his words fought such battles as the genius of his elder brother alone might fittingly record.
Milton was present at their sitting when they resolved that he should meet the champion of the Pretender.
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 John Milton - Books and Biography
Milton's first teachers were his father, from whom he inherited love for art and music, and the writer Thomas Young, a graduate of St Andrews University.
Milton, who wanted to be a great poet, had also cope with the towering figure of Shakespeare, who had died in 1616, Milton was seven at that time.
Milton's first published poem was the sonnet 'An Epitaph on the Admirable Dramatic Poet, W. Shakespeare', which was printed anonymously in the Second Folio of Shakespeare's works (1632).
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 John Milton
John was the second of the three children who survived past infancy.
John forgave her and took all of them back; so he had a whole crowd of people to support.
John remarried in 1656 and had another daughter in 1657, but both wife and daughter died in 1658.
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 Biography: John Milton, poet (8 Nov 1674)
Milton believed wholeheartedly in the Puritan cause, and set aside his poetry to write pamphlets in defense of various aspects of liberty as he saw it.
Milton reacted by writing a treatise, "On the Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce," in which he argued that incompatibility of temperament and personality was a sufficient reason for dissolving a marriage.
Milton's dismay on finding that the new revolutionary government, undertaken in the name of liberty, could be just as intolerant of dissent as the monarchy it replaced, found expression not only in the "Areopagetica," but also in poetry.
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