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Resource Guide:
John Milton

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
English Literagure Elizabethan Era (1550-1640)PR 421-429
English Literature 17th CenturyPR 431-439
English Poetry by PeriodPR 521-614
Literature English Renaissance (1500-1640)PR 2199-3195
Literature 17th and 18th centuriesPR 3291-3785
History of Great Britain Civil War and CommonwealthDA 400-429

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Milton, John 1608-1674
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - History of Britain
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - Doctrine and discipline of divorce
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - Criticism and interpretation
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - Influence
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - Ethics
  • Milton, John 1608-1674 - Literary Style
  • Blank verse, English - History and criticism
  • Great Britian - History - Civil War, 1642-1649 - LIterature and the War

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The Cambridge companion to MiltonPR 3588 .C27
The Age of Milton: An Encyclopedia of Major 17th-Century British and American Authors :e-Book
A Milton dictionaryREMOTE PR 3580 .L4
How Milton worksPR 3588 .F57
John Milton : the inner lifePR 3581 .T49
Paradise lost : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismPR 3560 .A2 E45
Asimov's annotated Paradise lostPR 3560 .A8
The complete poetical works of John MiltonPR 3550 .F65
Coming of age as a poet : Milton, Keats, Eliot, PlathPR 502 .V46
George Eliot's dialogue with John Miltone-Book
The endless kingdom Milton's scriptural societye-Book
Imperfect sense the predicament of Milton's ironye-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Milton Quarterly
  • Milton Review
  • Seventeenth-Century News
  • Literature and History
  • English Literary History
  • English Literary Renaissance
  • English Studies
  • Studies in English Literature
  • Review of English Studies

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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