Studies Concerning the Origin of "Paradise Lost.", Volume 5, Issue 6
Haskell House, 1971 - 72 pages
Probing analysis of the sources, especially the works of Hakluyt & Purchas, from which Milton borrowed for his various sections of his great epic poem.
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