An anthology of translated analogues, in whole or in part, on the theme of paradise lost. The collection is divided into two parts. Part one is the analogues and part two is a descriptive catalogue of all the analogues the author consulted. The book also includes a preface and lengthy introduction. It is an indispensable resource for any serious student or scholar of Milton's Paradise Lost.
About the author
Watson Kirkconnell (1895-1977) was an army officer, a professor emeritus of Latin and English, ninth president of Acadia University (1948-1964), a Milton scholar, author of many volumes of prose and poetry, historian, and genealogist. He was also the joint founder of the Federal Citizenship Branch (1940), the Humanities Research Council of Canada (1943) and the Baptist Federation of Canada (1944). In 1936 he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Other titles by Watson Kirkconnell
The Last Foray in Lithuania
Centennial Tales and Selected Poems
That Invincible Samson
The Theme of Samson Agonistes in World Literature
A Slice of Canada
Awake the Courteous Echo
The Themes Prosody of Comus, Lycidas, and Paradise Regained in World Literature with Translations of the Major Analogues