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Literary Criticism Ancient & Classical

The Celestial Cycle

The Theme of Paradise Lost in World Literature with Translations of the Major Analogues

by (author) Watson Kirkconnell

University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2018
Ancient & Classical, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, General
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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.

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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.

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