Between two pillars : the hero's plight in 'Samson Agonistes' and 'Paradise regained' (Book, 2004) []
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Between two pillars : the hero's plight in 'Samson Agonistes' and 'Paradise regained'

Between two pillars : the hero's plight in 'Samson Agonistes' and 'Paradise regained'

Author: Joseph Gerson Mayer
Publisher: Lanham (Md.) : University Press of America, 2004.
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Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gerson Mayer
ISBN: 0761829725 9780761829720
OCLC Number: 470354910
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 259-264. Index.
Description: VIII-266 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction: The Dialectical Conception; Three Late Sonnets Chapter 3 Samson Agonistes: Samson's Pride; Samson's Maneuver; Samson's Violence; Movement in the Drama; Prolog; The Chorus; Manoa; Samson's Depair; Dalila; Harapha; The Officer; The Temple Chapter 4 Paradise Regained: Introduction; The Dialectical Problem; The Temptation of Bread; The Temptation of Banquet; The Temptation of Wealth; The Temptation of Glory; The Temptation of David's Throne; The Temptation of Kingdoms; The Tower Chapter 5 Appendix A Chapter 6 Bibliography Chapter 7 Index of Authors Cited
Responsibility: Joseph G. Mayer.
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Through a nuanced and sometimes inspired analysis, Mayer demonstrates the richness of Milton's characters and the author's insistence on the 'strenuous liberty' of living in a fallen world. Between Read more...

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