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Milton's prudent ambiguities : words and signs in his poetry and prose

Author: Martin Kuester
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2009.
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This new reading of Paradise Lost concentrates on the analysis of linguistic concepts underlying Milton's epic, and then builds on those concepts with a fresh interpretation that considers the role  Read more...

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Kuester, Martin.
Milton's prudent ambiguities.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2009
(OCoLC)649160430
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kuester
ISBN: 9780761845270 0761845275 9780761845287 0761845283 9780761845294 0761845291
OCLC Number: 301882045
Description: vi, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Theories of language in the seventeenth century: from essentialism to nominalism, from the Bible to the Royal Society (and beyond) --
The question of language in Milton's works.
Other Titles: Prudent ambiguities.
Responsibility: Martin Kuester.

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