A Concise Companion to Milton

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Angelica Duran
John Wiley & Sons, 18 feb 2016 - 288 pagine
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With brevity, depth, and accessibility, this book helps readers to appreciate the works of John Milton, and to understand the great influence they have had on literature and other disciplines.
  • Presents new and authoritative essays by internationally respected Milton scholars
  • Explains how and why Milton’s works established their central place in the English literary canon
  • Structured chronologically around Milton’s major works
  • Also includes a select bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s life and works alongside relevant world events
  • Ideal as a first critical work on Milton
 

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Sommario

Cover
A Reading of His left hand Miltons
Shedding sweet influence The Legacy
The world all before us More than
Into the TwentyFirst Century the World
First and Last Fruits of Education
Miltons Heroic Sonnets
The Lives of Lycidas
Gender Sex and Marriage in Paradise
The Ecology of Paradise Lost
Ecology in a Fallen World
The Messianic Vision of Paradise
The Three Temptations
Reading Milton
Hard Questions
Speak of things at handUseful

A Mask Tradition and Innovation
The Bible Religion and Spirituality
Much arguing much writing
Index

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Informazioni sull'autore (2016)

Angelica Duran is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Purdue University. A Milton specialist, she is on the editorial board of Milton Quarterly and is currently working on two book-length projects entitled Milton among Spaniards and Milton in Hispanoamerica. Her book on The Age of Milton and The Scientific Revolution is forthcoming in 2007.

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