Editors Foreword; 1. To be a true poet Elizabeth Sewell Sirignano; 2. Milton's life and times: aids to study Isabel Rivers; 3. The making of a 17th century poet Isabel Rivers; 4. Inside Milton John Broadbent; 5. Milton and science W. Reavley Gair; 6. The poets Bible John Broadbent; 7. Iconography J. B. Trapp; 8. Milton and Renaissance Roy Daniels; 9. Milton's illustrators John Dixon Hunt; 10. Milton and music Winifred Maynard; 11. Milton's early poems: a general introduction Lorna Sage; 12. Milton in literary history Lorna Sage; Index.
John Broadbent and the contributors to the present volume provide original studies on different aspects of John Milton's life, times, work and ideas.