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Wife to Mr. Milton.

Robert Graves

Wife to Mr. Milton.

by Robert Graves

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr. Milton: the story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves; 20 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Fictions, Milton, Mary (Powell), d. ; People: Mary Powell Milton (d. ), John Milton (), Mary Milton, Mary (Powell) Milton (d. - Fiction), Mary (Powell) Milton (), Mary (Powell) Milton (d. ).   Wife to Mr. Milton: the story of Marie Powell. -- Item Preview Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

  Wife to Mr. Milton ~ Robert Graves This book was mentioned by a character in another novel I recently read. I can no longer recall which novel that .   First published in under title: The story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr. Milton Reprint of the ed. published by the Noonday Press, New York Access-restricted-itemPages:

- Buy Modern Classics Wife To Mr Milton (Penguin Modern Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read Modern Classics Wife To Mr Milton (Penguin Modern Classics) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 7. Paget was a physician, on friendly terms with Milton from around , and a cousin of his third wife Elizabeth. Literary Thomas Hobbes. There is little known about a direct relationship, if there was any, between Milton and Thomas Hobbes except for one passage from John Aubrey's Minutes of the Life of Mr. John Milton: "His widow assures me that Mr. T. Hobbes was not one of his acquaintances.


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From dappled shade: Wife to Mr Milton is not a great book. Robert Graves apparently wrote the book to express his disgust with and disdain of John Milton - and to try to convince his readers to hold the same opinion. Publishers also seem to think it's not a great book/5(20).

: Wife to Mr. Milton (): Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign Wife to Mr. Milton. book Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & /5(12). The Story of Marie Powell: Wife to Mr. Milton, by Robert Graves,is a historical novel based on a true story, the life of the young wife of poet John tells it from her viewpoint and paints an unflattering portrait of Milton.

In addition to Milton and Marie, real historical characters included in the story include Edmund Verney, who is depicted as Marie's true love. A secondary problem in reading WIFE TO MR MILTON - fpr me, anyway - is that it endlessly digresses, through page after page after page, into blow-by-blow descriptions of the English Civil War.

The book was published in the middle of World War Two, and perhaps Graves wanted to sound by: 1. There's a strange fascination in this unusual story of the sixteen year old girl who became the wife of the famous poet &#;it's a holding story despite its deliberately archaic style, for it is told as if recounted by the girl herself in the diary which alone she kept inviolate from her arrogant husband's determination to possess her, body and soul.

Born to a Cavalier household, a large. A secondary problem in reading WIFE TO MR MILTON - fpr me, anyway - is that it endlessly digresses, through page after page after page, into blow-by-blow descriptions of the English Civil War.

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'Wife to Mr Milton' by Robert Graves. A good book for the dark season I’ve spent quite a lot of the last few days on longish journeys between debates, and have been re-reading my disintegrating old Penguin edition of Robert Graves’s novel ‘Wife to Mr Milton’.

“[A] penetrating study of one of the strangest marriages in history Robert Graves, author of I, Claudius, has the gift for fleshing the bare bones of history (Kirkus Reviews). The famous poet John Milton, author of Paradise Lost, had a wife, and their story is both strange and mate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the Brand: RosettaBooks.

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A secondary problem in reading WIFE TO MR MILTON - fpr me, anyway - is that it endlessly digresses, through page after page after page, into blow-by-blow descriptions of the English Civil War. The book was published in the middle of World War Two, and /5(10).

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Milton is an exploration into the marriage of a man the author considered one of the heinous monsters in the English poetic pantheon--John Milton--and how his wife was ill-used by him.

Milton's first wife was 16 when they married, and Milton was after her dowry. The famous poet John Milton, author of Paradise Lost, had a wife, and their story is both strange and tumultuous. Consummate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the perspective of the wife, Marie Powell, a young woman who married the poet to escape a debt/5(3).

“[A] penetrating study of one of the strangest marriages in history Robert Graves, author of I, Claudius, has the gift for fleshing the bare bones of history (Kirkus Reviews).

The famous poet John Milton, author of Paradise Lost, had a wife, and their story is both strange and mate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the Brand: Rosettabooks.

Editions for Wife to Mr. Milton: The Story of Marie Powell: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Pap Cited by: 1. Lee "Wife to Mr. Milton" por Robert Graves disponible en Rakuten Kobo. “[A] penetrating study of one of the strangest marriages in history Robert Graves, author of I, Claudius, has the Brand: Rosettabooks.

Synopsis The famous poet John Milton, author of Paradise Lost, had a wife, and their story is both strange and tumultuous. Consummate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the perspective of the wife, Marie Powell, a young woman who married the poet to escape a debt. Originally published in under title: The story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr.

Milton. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr. Milton: Responsibility: Robert Graves. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Wife to Mr.

Milton: The Story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves (New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., ) pp. Contents Foreword I.

The Last Day of Christmas, II. An Alarm of the Plague III. A Sight of Royalty, and of Another IV. Life at Forest Hill V. Mun Becomes a Soldier VI. I Fall Into Piety and Out Again VII. A Strange Tale of Cited by: 1.A Marvelous book, complex, riveting Robert Graves has written a masterpiece here.

This novel features a woman as the main character, his portrayal of the feisty and intelligent Marie Powell, who became the wife of John Milton, is a multi-dimensional delight.