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Milton and monotheism

Author: Abraham Dylan Stoll
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, ©2009.
Series: Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examining Milton's poetry in the context of many debates swirling around polytheism and monotheism, this study demonstrates the profound differences between doctrinal discourse and narrative poetry and how neither is, individually, able to fully represent Milton's monotheism--or, as Abraham Stoll says, 'a God of flickering subjectivity'"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Dylan Stoll
ISBN: 9780820704104 0820704105
OCLC Number: 236322107
Notes: Based on the author's doctoral thesis, presented to Princeton University, 2000.
Description: xi, 377 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Polytheism and "truest poesie" --
Occult monotheism and the abstract godhead : the discourse of monotheism --
God and Genesis 18 in Paradise lost --
The war in heaven and deism : the discourse of monotheism --
Socinianism and deism : the discourse of monotheism --
The Son after the Trinity --
Revelation and Samson's sense of heaven's desertion --
Afterword: Monotheism, the sublime, and allegory.
Series Title: Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Responsibility: Abraham Stoll.

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"Examining Milton's poetry in the context of many debates swirling around polytheism and monotheism, this study demonstrates the profound differences between doctrinal discourse and narrative poetry and how neither is, individually, able to fully represent Milton's monotheism--or, as Abraham Stoll says, 'a God of flickering subjectivity'"--Provided by publisher.

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