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A concise companion to Milton

A concise companion to Milton

Author: Angelica Duran; Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: Blackwell concise companions to literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
With brevity, depth, and accessibility, this book helps readers to appreciate the works of John Milton, and to understand the great influence they have had on literature and other disciplines. Presents new and authoritative essays by internationally respected Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton's works established their central place in the English literary canonStructured chronologically around Milton's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Concise companion to Milton.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2006006917
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angelica Duran; Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
ISBN: 1405122714 9781405122719 1405122722 9781405122726 9781405178501 1405178507 9781405168687 1405168684 9780470757772 0470757779
OCLC Number: 190863973
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 274 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Notes on Contributors --
Introduction Angelica Duran --
Part I Surveys --
Chapter 1 A Reading of His "left hand": Milton's Prose Robert Thomas Fallon --
Chapter 2 "Shedding sweet influence": The Legacy of John Milton's Works John T. Shawcross --
Chapter 3 "The world all before [us]": More than Three Hundred Years of Criticism Roy Flannagan --
Part II Textual Sites --
Chapter 4 First and Last Fruits of Education: The Companion Poems, Epistola, and Educational Prose Works Angelica Duran --
Chapter 5 Milton's Heroic Sonnets Annabel Patterson --
Chapter 6 The Lives of Lycidas Paul Alpers --
Chapter 7 A Mask: Tradition and Innovation Katsuhiro Engetsu --
Chapter 8 The Bible, Religion, and Spirituality in Paradise Lost Achsah Guibbory --
Chapter 9 Gender, Sex, and Marriage in Paradise Karen L. Edwards --
Chapter 10 The Ecology of Paradise Lost Juliet Lucy Cummins --
Chapter 11 The Messianic Vision of Paradise Regained David Gay --
Chapter 12 The Nightmare of History: Samson Agonistes Louis Schwartz --
Part III Reference Points --
Select Chronology "Speak of things at hand/ Useful" Compiled by Edward Jones --
Select Bibliography "Much arguing, much writing, many opinions" Compiled by J. Martin Evans --
Index --
Last Page.
Series Title: Blackwell concise companions to literature and culture.
Other Titles: Blackwell reference online.
Responsibility: edited by Angelica Duran.
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* A concise, accessible guide to understanding and appreciating the works of John Milton. * Presents new and authoritative essays by internationally respected Milton scholars. * Explains how and  Read more...


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