Milton’s Paradise Lost Book 1 is a starting point of approaching the whole epic. This video will take you through the storyline, plot, synopsis of the first book. Get to know about the story of Genesis, theme and content of Paradise Lost Book 1, and a useful division of the first book into easy comprehensive episodes with individual sub-themes. This lecture is the last in the introduction series before beginning the textual reading of Paradise Lost Book 1.
“Preludes” means an introduction. Eliot’s Preludes is not just an introduction to his own poetry, but of an entire generation of poets and philosophers. To study Eliot’s “Preludes,” is to allow oneself the initiation that Eliot found necessary, to understand the more complex network of images which abound his longer poems.
Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market is a unique poem which incorporates themes of womanhood, temptation and sisterhood. Watch the two video lectures to understand the poem in a detail. The poem…
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.