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Casting a fresh perspective on the greatest long poem in English, David Hopkins guides the reader through the inspiring poetic landscape of Milton’s great epic Paradise Lost, a work of literature which has compelled and fascinated readers down the ages and which offers enduring insight into the human condition A welcome aesthetic focus on the poetic experience of reading Paradise Lost rather than its religious or political contextProvides a nuanced, unified vision of the poem from a celebrated authority on English poetry of the periodIncludes consideration of the poem's earlier champions and criticsPassionately advocates Paradise Lost's continuing artistic and philosophical relevance
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David Hopkins (born May 1, 1977) is an American comic book writer and essayist. His works include Karma Incorporated and Emily Edison from publisher Viper Comics, Astronaut Dad, and a comic book adaptation of Antigone with frequent collaborator artist Tom Kurzanski.
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