A Variorum Commentary on the Poems of John Milton: Volume 3 (Samson Agonistes) (Duquesne University Press) (Hardcover)

Stephen B. Dobranski

ID: 1501876

ISBN: 9780820704159

Format: Print Only

Price: $85.00


Over a span of three centuries, scholarly work dedicated to Milton's Samson Agonistes has gradually evolved, reflecting changing critical interpretations within historical contexts. This variorum edition of the poem, the first since 1809, gathers together all significant contributions to understanding Milton's dramatic poem that were published between 1671 and 1970. This Variorum Commentary is an indispensable reference tool and opens up fresh lines of inquiry. Simply the most comprehensive, detailed, and expansive exploration of Samson Agonistes' critical history, this book is an essential tool for anyone interested in Milton and one of his greatest poetic works.