The Milton Encyclopedia Thomas N. Corns
- Publication date:
- 29 May 2012
- Yale University Press
- 424 pages: 254 x 178 x 29mm
- 52 b/w illus.
The Milton Encyclopedia offers easy and immediate access to a wealth of information about Milton. It will serve as a general and comprehensive reference tool for general readers, students, and scholars alike, enhancing the experience of reading Milton.
Articles cover each poem and prose work by Milton; the life of Milton and the members of his family; all events and all contemporary and historical figures mentioned significantly in his writings; every book of the Bible in its relation to Milton’s own work; printers, booksellers, and publishing history; the critical and editorial traditions; illustrators; and those whose own writing was shaped by Milton’s influence.
Thomas N. Corns is Professor and Head of School of English at Bangor University (UK).