Lucifer (Absolute Classics)

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An influential and controversial work by Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679), the colossus of Dutch literature, regarded as a major influence on Milton’s Paradise Lost. An angel returns from Eden, his wings singed by the beauty of Adam and Eve’s world, longing for the pleasures of their flesh.

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Joost van den Vondel (1587 - 1679) has been described as the Shakespeare of Holland. He is the author of thirty full-length damas, Lucifer being generally regarded as the most accomplished. Noel Clark is a writer and broadcaster. His English verse-translation from Polish of the classic comedy Zemsta (Revenge) by Alexsander Fredro was broadcast by the BBC World Service.

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'Noel Clark...almost persuades you Vondel could out-Milton Milton.' Guardian

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