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Milton's secrecy : and philosophical hermeneutics

Author: James Dougal Fleming
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scientific modernity treats interpretation as a matter of discovery. Discovery, however, may not be all that matters about interpretation, in Milton's Secrecy, J.D. Fleming argues that the poetry and prose of John Milton (1608-1674) are about the presentation of a radically different hermeneutic model. This is based on openness within language, rather than on secrets within the world. Milton's representations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fleming, James Dougal, 1968-
Milton's secrecy.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(OCoLC)608574605
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Dougal Fleming
ISBN: 9780754660675 0754660672
OCLC Number: 104892166
Description: x, 196 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction : against secrecy --
1. Expressing the conscience --
2. The armor of intention --
3. The armor of intension --
4. Talking and learning in paradise --
Conclusion : secrecy again? --
Works cited --
Index.
Series Title: Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity.
Responsibility: James Dougal Fleming.
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Debates that the poetry and prose of John Milton are about the presentation of a radically different hermeneutic model. Drawing on Renaissance Neoplatonism, Tudor-Stuart ideology, and Calvinist  Read more...

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