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A companion to Milton

Author: Thomas N Corns
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies is brought alive in this stimulating Companion. Winner of the Milton Society of America's Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002. Invites readers to explore and enjoy Milton's rich and fascinating work. Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar. Looks at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas N Corns
ISBN: 1782686177 9781782686170 1405165170 9781405165174 1281312509 9781281312501 9786611312503 6611312501 0470998636 9780470998632 0470998628 9780470998625
OCLC Number: 1058576910
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (546 pages)
Contents: A COMPANION TO MILTON; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements, Abbreviations and a Note on Editions Used; The Contributors; PART I: The Cultural Context; 1 Genre; 2 The Classical Literary Tradition; 3 Milton on the Bible; 4 Literary Baroque and Literary Neoclassicism; 5 Milton and English Poetry; 6 Milton's English; PART II: Politics and Religion; 7 The Legacy of the Late Jacobean Period; 8 Milton and Puritanism; 9 Radical Heterodoxy and Heresy; 10 Milton and Ecology; 11 The English and Other Peoples; 12 The Literature of Controversy; PART III: Texts; The Early Poetry. 13 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity', 'Upon the Circumcision' and 'The Passion'14 John Milton's Comus; 15 'Lycidas'; The Prose; 16 Early Political Prose; 17 Milton, Marriage and Divorce; 18 Republicanism; 19 Late Political Prose; The Late Poetry; 20 Paradise Lost in Intellectual History; 21 The Radical Religious Politics of Paradise Lost; 22 Obedience and Autonomy in Paradise Lost; 23 Paradise Lost and the Multiplicity of Time; 24 Self-Contradicting Puns in Paradise Lost; 25 Samson Agonistes; 26 Paradise Regained; PART IV: Influences and Reputation; 27 Reading Milton, 1674-1800. 28 Milton: The Romantics and AfterPART V: Biography; 29 The Life Records; Consolidated Bibliography; General Index.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas N. Corns.

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* Winner of the Milton Society of America's Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002. * Invites readers to explore and enjoy Milton's rich and fascinating work. * Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings  Read more...

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