How was John Milton a product of Renaissance and Reformation? How did Milton's work including Paradise Lost evolve over time through negotiations with personal and political disillusionment? How did his age and dominant political conditions shape Milton's idea of art, literature, heroism, religion and free will? This Video is a starting point to present at Milton and his writing in intimate connection with his context of Reformation, Civil War and Restoration. Together with this, the video looks at Milton's Paradise Lost as a culmination of his artistic evolution This video is made for college students or any person interested in understanding Milton's Paradise Lost.
What is Puritanism? How is it connected to John Milton? How was Milton's Paradise Lost affected by the politics and social changes of his times? This video lecture attempts to explain all this in easy conversational style. Watch the full video to understand how political and religious ethos of the Caroline and Restoration age intermingled and affected the sentiments and sensibilities of Milton's Age. This video is an essential starting point in understanding Milton's Paradise Lost.