“Of man’s first disobedience, and the fruit
Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste
Brought death into the World, and all our woe,
With loss of Eden, till one greater Man
Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat,
Sing, Heavenly Muse… .”
St. Olaf’s college is one of several who are taking on the oral reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost. It’s an epic endeavor.
(My linking code is not working right now: http://www.amazon.com/Paradise-Lost-Modern-Library-Classics/dp/0375757961/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1290459556&sr=8-2)