[Milton-L] The DNB Life of the Day

Ernst Oor eoor at planet.nl
Tue Dec 9 15:16:08 EST 2008

The new biography by Gordon Campbell seems great to me - I have read the
review. I am interested because I am writing an essay on the companion
poems. Thanks for the information.

Enna Martina
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> On 12/9/08 10:57 AM, "Ernst Oor" <eoor at planet.nl> wrote:
> > In Milton John (1608-1674) poet and polemicist by Gordon Campbell there
is no
> > mention at all of the companion poems "L' Allegro" and "Il Penseroso"
which is
> > the first of Milton's works foreign students get acquainted with. I was
> > looking forward to read something about these fabulous poems. Never
> > Happy Birthday to John Milton!
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Enna Martina
> Well, he does touch on it briefly under the Hammersmith and Horton,
> 1631­1638 entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (or were
> referring to my post about his new Milton Bio)?
> His new bio book "John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought" just came out last
> month and he had promised in "John Milton (Very Interesting People)" that
> this new Bio would contain new discoveries in Milton's life that had
> recently come to light.
> -J
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