Milton and Representative Short Poems

Milton and Representative Short Poems : First Series (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Milton and Representative Short Poems: First Series During the development of literature certain types met with such favor that they took on fairly regular forms and were classified in groups by critics, who, strange as it may seem, 'go almost as far back in the history of literature as the creators. The most famous and generally accepted of these classifications is that of Aristotle, the Greek philosopher and critic of the fourth century b.c., who divided poetry on the basis of its method of presentation by narrative, song, or action into epic, lyric, and dramatic. He was followed by the Italian critics and though there have been multifarious schemes presented since, his broad division is still generally accepted. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243313411
  • 9780243313419