Course title: Milton
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Tomislav Brlek (Comparative Literature Department)
ECTS points: 6

Language: English
Duration: 1 semester (1st or 3td)
Status: elective
Enrollment requirements: enrollment in 1st or 3td semester
Evaluation method: exam

1. Introduction

2. L’Allegro and Il Penseroso
3. Lycidas
4. Comus
5. Samson Agonistes
6. Paradise Lost, Book I

7. Paradise Lost, Book II
8. Paradise Lost, Book III
9. Paradise Lost, Book IV
10. Paradise Lost, Book V
11. Paradise Lost, Book VI
12. Paradise Lost, Books VII-VIII
13. Paradise Lost, Book IX
14. Paradise Lost, Book X
15. Paradise Lost, Books XI-XII
16. Concluding Remarks

Reading list:
John Milton: Poetical Works, ed. Douglas Bush (Oxford, 1966)
MILTON: A READER (available from the Library)
Stanley Fish: Surprised by Sin: The Reader in “Paradise Lost”, 2nd ed. (Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1997)
Stanley Fish: How Milton Works (Harvard: Harvard University Press, 2001)
Northrop Frye: Five Essays on Milton’s Epics (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966)
Barbara K. Lewalski: The Life of John Milton, rev.ed. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003)