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Milton and the poetics of freedom

Author: Susanne Woods
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : Duquesne University Press, [2013]
Series: Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Offers new readings of Milton's major works, including Areopagitica, Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes, highlighting how Milton shifts the parlance of freedom and liberty from the arena of civic order to that of the individual conscience engaged in the process of choosing; this, in turn, invites readers to consider alternatives even to Milton's own positions"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne Woods
ISBN: 9780820704661 0820704660
OCLC Number: 849641493
Description: ix, 289 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Early modern liberty: the tenure of kings and magistrates, English cultural self-definition, and divine right --
The poetics of freedom: "the poet Collingbourne," and Sidney on politics and poetics --
Milton's early poetics of choice: the 1645 poems, doctrine and discipline of divorce, and Areopagitica --
Knowledge, choice, and freedom in Paradise lost --
Freedom and vocation in Paradise regained and Samson Agonistes --
Areopagitica's reception history and modern contestations of freedom.
Series Title: Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Responsibility: Susanne Woods.

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"Offers new readings of Milton's major works, including Areopagitica, Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes, highlighting how Milton shifts the parlance of freedom and liberty from the arena of civic order to that of the individual conscience engaged in the process of choosing; this, in turn, invites readers to consider alternatives even to Milton's own positions"--

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