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Supplement Edition: Areopagitica: Freedom of the Press John Milton

Supplement Edition: Areopagitica: Freedom of the Press

John Milton

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ISBN : 9780942208382
Paperback
108 pages
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Miltons little book Areopagitica is one of the pillars of a free society, supporting the idea that free expression is not a luxury but a necessity. This Supplement Edition is also available as a Kindle book on Amazon.The Teachers Supplement givesMoreMiltons little book Areopagitica is one of the pillars of a free society, supporting the idea that free expression is not a luxury but a necessity. This Supplement Edition is also available as a Kindle book on Amazon.The Teachers Supplement gives a bibliography, notes, and glossary, and pulls together criticism and comments through several hundred years, in these topics:Why is Areopagitica important?Who was John Milton?Who was in Milton’s family?What was his childhood like?Milton’s college career?After college?Milton’s trip to Italy?Did Milton change back in England?Did Milton marry?What was he writing at this time?Why did Milton use this title?Why did he write Areopagitica?Public reaction to Areopagitica?Early critics on Milton?Turmoil in the 1640s?What did King Charles expect?What was the Long Parliament?Cromwell’s rise to prominence?How had the press been restricted?What points does Milton make?Other side of the argument?What is special about printing?How many people could read?Is free press the same as free speech?Is freedom of the press a dead issue?What books were in Milton’s library?Is Milton’s style important?What do modern critics say?Was Milton borne out by history?Printing history of Areopagitica?What happened in Milton’s later life?