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John Milton Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about John Milton, the time, place, players, and culture?

Paradise Lost

Milton's classic epic.

Paradise Regained

The sequel to Paradise Lost.


Milton's tract in defense of a free press.


The text of Milton's masque in praise of chastity.

Tractate on Education

Milton's polemic in favor of classical education.

The Complete Poems

The complete poems of John Milton.

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