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Resource Guide:
John Milton

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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