Contents of this Guide
This journal, devoted to the writings, life, and criticism of John Milton--as well as his contemporaries and the historical context that informed his writings--began its run in 1967. In addition to containing scholarly articles on matters related to Milton as well as literary reviews of books and criticism about the writer, it also contains notices about conferences and other proceedings related to Milton.
This is a research guide for students in English 423: Milton. Here you will find:
Reference Works: including both print and electronic reference resources on Milton, like encyclopedias, bibliographies, dictionaries, and concordances
Finding Books: tips for searching the library catalog and where to look for critical texts on Milton in the Library stacks
Finding Articles: recommended databases for critical articles on Milton and a list of some of the major peer-reviewed journals
Primary Sources: where to find primary sources and historical materials from Milton's time, both online and in print in the Library.
Please, Ask a Librarian!
If you're having trouble using library resources or conducting your research, don't hesitate to contact the Literatures and Languages Library for help. Visit us in 200 South Main Library, or contact the English and Digital Humanities Librarian Harriett Green by email at green19[at]illinois.edu or by phone at 217-333-2220. For more information, visit the Literatures and Languages Library's website.
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