Visions Of Paradise

John Milton became blind in his 40s, after which he composed his greatest works such as the epic Paradise Lost.

Peter White investigates what difference blindness made to the poet's work and whether, as Milton claimed, it opened his eyes to a different world.

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John Milton became blind in his 40s, after which he composed his greatest works such as the epic Paradise Lost.

Peter White investigates what difference blindness made to the poet's work and whether, as Milton claimed, it opened his eyes to a different world.