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Milton and ecology

Author: Ken Hiltner
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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Ken Hiltner engages with literary, theoretical, and historic approaches to explore the ideological underpinnings of our current environmental crisis. Focusing on Milton's rejection of dualistic theology, metaphysical philosophy, and early-modern subjectivism, Hiltner argues that Milton anticipates certain essential modern ecological arguments.
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Hiltner, Ken.
Milton and ecology.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003051476
(OCoLC)52178607
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Hiltner
ISBN: 0511062931 9780511062933 0511121628 9780511121623 0511071396 9780511071393 9780511483639 0511483635
OCLC Number: 57300168
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 165 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1 Place defined: the ecological importance of place; 2 Place given: Eve as the garden's spirit of place; 3 Place lost: Eve's Fall as an uprooting; 4 Place regained: Sabrina puts down roots; 5 The New Testament's call to place: Paul's and Luther's deconstructions; 6 Rejecting the placeless ancient doctrines: confusing Paradise Regained; 7 The Old Testament's call to place: Job's wisdom in Milton's poetry; 8 The influence of time on place: forbidding unripe fruit.
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