Paradise Lost – Inglés
Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton (1608–1674). It is considered to be Milton’s major work, and it helped solidify his reputation as one of the greatest English poets of his time. The poem concerns the biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton’s purpose, as stated in Book I, is to “”justify the ways of God to men.””
John Milton’s epic poem embellished with Gustave Doré’s dazzling illustrations is an unforgettable experience that remains entertaining and relevant for all time. Originally printed in 1866. English poet, John Milton, first published Paradise Lost in 1667, a sweeping epic poem about the biblical story, “The Fall of Man.” Approximately 200 years later, Gustave Doré illustrated his vision of fallen angels, Satan’s banishment to Tartarus, and the corruption of Adam and Eve.
About the Writer:
Born in 1608 in London, John Milton is regarded as one of England’s most respected poets. A writer, intellectual, politician, and stout believer in the freedom of speech, Milton was a prolific writer known for his unique sense of rhythm and blank verse.
About the Artist:
Master artist Gustave Dorè (1832–1883), known for the lavish illustrations in Dante’s Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise, Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, and Don Quixote. His understanding of human anatomy, background detail, shading, and layout are evident on every page of Paradise Lost. Many consider it to be one of his best works.
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