Join famed author, professor, and AMI Senior Fellow, Anthony Esolen for a deep dive into the great epic poem of the English Language, Paradise Lost. More details coming soon. This course will fulfill an elective requirement within the Magnus Fellowship.


Course starts Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at 5:30pm Pacific (8:30pm Eastern), and continue for EIGHT consecutive Fridays.


Week one: Book I of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week two: Books II&III of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week three: Book IV of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week four: Books V&VI of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week five: Books VII&VIII of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week six: Book IX of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week seven: Book X of Milton's Paradise Lost
Week eight: Books XI&XII of Milton's Paradise Lost

Course Content

Week One
Week Two
Week Three
Week Four
Week Five
Week Six
Week Seven
Week Eight

About Instructor

Anthony Esolen

Anthony M. Esolen is a writer, social commentator, translator of classical poetry, and Writer-in-Residence at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts. He taught at Furman University and Providence College before transferring to the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in 2017 and Magdalen in 2019. A graduate of Princeton University, Esolen has translated into English Dante’s Divine Comedy, Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, and Torquato Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered. In addition to multiple books, he is the author of numerous articles in such publications as The Modern Age, The Catholic World Report, Chronicles, The Claremont Review of Books, The Public Discourse, First Things, Crisis Magazine, The Catholic Thing, and Touchstone, for which he serves as a senior editor. He is a regular contributor to Magnificat, and has written frequently for a host of other online journals.

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • Course Certificate