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Milton in America (1986) [Novel]
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John Milton, aging, blind, fleeing the restoration of English monarchy and all the vain trappings that go with it ("misrule" in his estimation), comes to New England, where he is adopted by a community of fellow puritans as their leader. With his enormous powers of intellect, his command of language, and the awe the townspeople hold him in, Milton takes on absolute power. Insisting on strict and merciless application of puritan justice, he soon becomes, in his attempt at regaining paradise, as much a tyrant as the despots from whom he and his comrades have sought refuge, more brutal than the "savage" native Americans.

Original title: Milton in America
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHistoricalNorth AmericaNorth America To 1800

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Milton in America (1986)
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Language: English

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Milton in America (1986)


ISBN: 0385477082

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