JOHN MILTON’S INFLUENCE ON POETS, WRITERS AND COMPOSERS OF HIS PERIOD AND AFTERMATH

Authors

  • Mehmet Recep TAŞ
  • Erdinç Durmuş

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18533/journal.v3i9.515

Keywords:

Milton, Poetry, Pamphlet, English Literature,

Abstract

John Milton is doubtless one of the most important and influential poets in English Language and Literature. He has always been a major influence in literature both during his lifetime and after his death. His reputation among the readers and the poets is a known fact since it has been proven that several writers and poets frequently wrote under the influence of this great epic poet. Milton was an artist who had written about various subjects, he was both a poet and a renowned prose writer. As he had something to say about every field of life his admirers and followers were not necessarily from just one category. Many people, including politicians, poets, writers, composers found something valuable in Milton and his works. The purpose of this article is to reevaluate Milton’s controversial works and lay down the influence of Milton on the mentioned figures of the period and aftermath. 

Author Biography

Mehmet Recep TAŞ

Assistant Professor, Head of Foreign Language Department of Education Faculty at Yüzüncü Yıl Universty

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2014-10-05

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