Additional Resources

Background and Interpretation’s article on “John Milton”

Read this brief biography of John Milton from‘s article on “Paradise Lost ~ A Brief Overview”

Read this brief overview of the work from from which provides a general context and information about the poetic form of the work.


Audio Files

You may find it helpful to listen to an audio recording of the work while you read along.

LibraVox’s recordingsĀ for Paradise Lost

From this LibraVox page, find the links to each of Books 1, 4, and 9. Note that each of the books has two audio sections.