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The critical response to John Milton's Paradise lost

Author: Timothy C Miller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 26.
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And because of its complexity, it has become a test case in literary studies as a focal point for changing critical assumptions and literary values. The volume is organized in chapters devoted to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Critical response to John Milton's Paradise lost.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy C Miller
ISBN: 0313289263 9780313289262
OCLC Number: 35762631
Description: xiv, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Milton," Essays in Criticism / Matthew Arnold. The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton / William Vaughn Moody --
IV. Twentieth-Century Critical Responses. Milton / Walter Raleigh. Milton's Astronomy: The Astronomy of "Paradise Lost" / T. Series Foreword / Cameron Northouse --
I. Seventeenth-Century Critical Responses. "The Verse" / John Milton. The Transproser Rehears'd: or the Fifth Act of Mr. Bayes's Play / Richard Leigh. "On the Paradise Lost of the Top Poet John Milton" / Samuel Barrow. "On Paradise Lost" / Andrew Marvell. Theatrum Poetarum, or a Compleat Collection of the Poets ... / Edward Phillips. "The Authors Apology for Heroique Poetry; and Poetique Licence.": The State of Innocence, and Fall of Man: An Opera / John Dryden. The Life of Milton / John Aubrey. "An Essay on blanc Verse out of the 6th. Book of Paradise lost": Earl of Roscommon / Wentworth Dillon. "Preface." Sylvae: or, the Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies / John Dryden. The Lives of the most Famous English Poets ... / William Winstanley. "Epigram" / John Dryden. "Preface." The Passion of Byblis, Made "English" / John Dennis. "Dedication." The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis ... / John Dryden. "An Account of the Greatest English Poets." The Annual Miscellany: For the Year 1694 ... / Joseph Addison. "To Mr. T.S. in Vindication of Mr. Milton's Paradise lost." Miscellaneous Letters and Essays ... / Charles Gildon. Letters of State, Written by Mr. John Milton ... / Edward Phillips. "The Preface, Being an Essay on Heroic-Poetry." The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ ... / Samuel Wesley. Annotations on Milton's "Paradise Lost" ... / Patrick Hume. Remarks on a Book entituled, "Prince Arthur, An Heroick Poem ..." / John Dennis. "The Preface." The History of Sin and Heresie Attempted ... / Charles Leslie. The Life of John Milton ... / John Toland --
II. Eighteenth-Century Critical Responses. "Preface." Fables Ancient and Modern / John Dryden. The Advancement and Reformation of Modern Poetry / John Dennis. The Grounds of Criticism in Poetry / John Dennis. "Preface." Britannia Trimphans / John Dennis. The Spectator, Numbers 262, 267, 273, 279, 285, 291, 297 / Joseph Addison. The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood ... / Thomas Ellwood. An Essay Upon the Civil Wars of France ... And also Upon the Epick Poetry of the European Nations ... / Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire. Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's "Paradise Lost" / Jonathan Richardson, Father and Son. "Epistle I of Horace" / Alexander Pope. The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated / William Warburton. A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful / Edmund Burke. The Lives of the English Poets / Samuel Johnson. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres / Hugh Blair. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell / William Blake. The Life of Milton, in Three Parts ... / William Hayley. "Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost." The Life of John Milton, in Three Parts ... / William Hayley --
III. Nineteenth-Century Critical Responses. The Poetical Works of John Milton ... / Henry John Todd. "London, 1802" / William Wordsworth. "Milton" / Samuel Taylor Coleridge. "Lecture III. On Shakespeare and Milton" / William Hazlitt. "Notes on Milton's 'Paradise Lost'" / John Keats. Personal Letters / John Keats. "On the Devil, and Devils" / Percy Bysshe Shelley. A Defence of Poetry / Percy Bysshe Shelley. "Milton" / Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Dr. Samuel Parr ..." / Thomas De Quincey. "Table Talk," September 4, 1833 / Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus / Mary Shelley. "Oxford" / Thomas De Quincey. "Milton" / Ralph Waldo Emerson. "Southey and Landor." Imaginary Conversations / Walter Savage Landor. "Milton verses Southey and Landor" / Thomas De Quincey. "The Poetry of Pope" / Thomas De Quincey. "Milton" Alcaics / Alfred Lord Tennyson. History of English Literature / H.A. Taine. "John Milton," Literary Studies / Walter Bagehot. The Life of John Milton / David Masson. Milton / Mark Pattison.
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 26.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy C. Miller.


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