The Poetry of John Milton
November 14, 2011 Length: 1:00:37Dr. Carol Blessing, professor of literature at Point Loma Nazarene University, provides background and insight into the work and ideas of the Puritan poet John Milton. By emphasizing Milton's educational, political, and religious background, Blessing shows the extent to which Milton's Paradise Lost subverts the traditional epic genre and moves it in new directions.
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