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Published by Macmillan Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Political and social views,
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Prose,
  • Politics in literature,
  • Political science -- History -- 17th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCharles R. Geisst.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3592.P64 G44 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2947899M
ISBN 100333366026
LC Control Number84188313

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The Political Thought of John Milton [Charles R. Geisst] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Few authors in Christendom have risen to the height of John Milton. A poet, theologian, reformer and political writer, Milton played a large part in rise of the Puritan government in England and the expressions of its beliefs, and also wrote a good amount concerning his own thought.   John Milton was not only the greatest English Renaissance poet but also devoted twenty years to prose writing in the advancement of religious, civil and political liberties. The height of his public career was as chief propagandist to the Commonwealth regime which came into being following the execution of King Charles I in /5(7). Political works. Although Milton was known early on for a poem that he wrote about Shakespeare and for his masque Comus, he was only a minor figure until he started writing in a pamphlet , Milton was involved in public controversies, thinking that he could help the English people by using his writings to promote his political beliefs.

Milton thought that a monarch is simply an arrogant, shallow piece of government with no productive purpose. This idea is expounded in Paradise Lost, Book III. God gives a speech to his angels, foretelling the fall of mankind, and stating that someone must sacrifice in order to save his beloved creatures from eternal damnation. John Milton (9 December – 8 November ) was an English poet and intellectual who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (), written in blank verse, and widely considered to . Milton: Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by John Milton. Cambridge University Press. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!. Read While You Wait - Get immediate ebook access* when you order a print book Free Preview The Political Thought of John Milton. Authors: Geisst, Charles R. Free Preview. Buy this book eB99 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free; Included format: PDF; ebooks can be used on all Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Political thought of John Milton. London: Macmillan Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Geisst. After reading this article you will learn about John Locke: 1. Life of John Locke 2. Political Ideas of John Locke 3. Influence on Political Thought. Life of John Locke: John Locke was born in (44 years after the birth of Hobbes) in a well-established famous family and died in The idea of covenant moved quite quickly from theology to political and legal thought in Hugo Grotius (), a Dutch theologian and legal-political thinker who was one of the major shapers of modern thought in these matters. Milton does not emphasise him in these essays, but he was certainly an influence. John Milton (9 December – 8 November ) was an English poet and intellectual who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (), written in blank verse, and widely considered to Born: 9 December , Bread Street, .