John Milton (9 December 1608 - 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.
Collaboration between Thomas H. Luxon, Professor of English, Dartmouth College, and his students
Includes portrait, short biography, links to timeline of his life and work, various versions of Milton's works and to selected quotations
A speech from poet John Milton defending freedom of speech and expression
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