John Milton

English poet, author, polemicist and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England, best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost

John Milton

Works Edit

The following listing of Milton's printed works (under 'poetry', 'prose' and 'posthumous works') is based upon that given on the website of Christ's College, Cambridge.

Poetry / drama Edit

Prose Edit

Posthumous works Edit

  • Character of the Long Parliament (1681)
  • A Brief History of Moscovia (1682)
  • Letters of state written by Mr. John Milton, to most of the sovereign princes and republicks of Europe, from the year 1649, till the year 1659; to which is added, an account of his life; together with several of his poems, and a catalogue of his works, never before printed (1694)
  • A Complete Collection of the Historical, Political and Miscellaneous Works of John Milton both English and Latin (1694-98)
  • De Doctrina Christiana (1825)

Individual poems Edit

The following are mostly derived from the collections of 1645/1673 listed above.

Sonnets Edit

From Poems (1645) (transcription project)

Uncollected sonnets

Collected works Edit

Works about Milton Edit


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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