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The critical response to John Milton's Paradise lost

Author: Timothy C Miller
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) ; London : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, 26.
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"Paradise Lost" was recognised as an epic soon after it was published in 1667. It has been held up as an example of the epic ever since, although changing critical assumptions and literary values  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [anthologie]
études diverses
Named Person: John (1608-1674) Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy C Miller
ISBN: 0313289263 9780313289262
OCLC Number: 492561147
Description: 1 vol. (xiv-337 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword by Cameron Northouse Introduction Seventeenth-Century Critical Responses "The Verse" by John Milton The Transproser Rehears'd: or the Fifth Act of Mr. Bayes's Play by [Richard Leigh] "On the Paradise Lost of the Top Poet John Milton" by Samuel Barrow "On Paradise Lost" by Andrew Marvell Theatrum Poetarum, or a Compleat Collection of the Poets... by Edward Phillips "The Authors Apology for Heroique Poetry; and Poetique Licence." The State of Innocence, and Fall of Man: An Opera by John Dryden The Life of Milton by John Aubrey "An Essay of blanc Verse out of the 6th. Book of Paradise lost" by Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscommon "Preface." Sylvae: or, the Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies by John Dryden The Lives of the most Famous English Poets... by William Winstanley "Epigram" by John Dryden "Preface." The Passion of Byblis, Made "English" by [John] Dennis "Dedication." The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis... by John Dryden "An Account of the Greatest English Poets." The Annual Miscellany: For the Year 1694... by Joseph Addison "To Mr. T.S. in Vindication of Mr. Milton's Paradise lost." Miscellaneous Letters and Essays... by [Charles Gildon] Letters of State, Written by Mr. John Milton... by [Edward Phillips] "The Preface, Being an Essay on Heroic-Poetry." The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ... by Samuel Wesley Annotations of Milton's "Paradise Lost"... by P[atrick] H[ume] Remarks on a Book entituled, "Prince Arthur: An Heroick Poem" by [John] Dennis "The Preface." The History of Sin and Heresie Attempted... by [Charles Leslie] The Life of John Milton... by [John Toland] Eighteenth-Century Critical Responses "Preface." Fables Ancient and Modern by John Dryden The Advancement and Reformation of Modern Poetry by John Dennis The Grounds of Criticism in Poetry by John Dennis "Preface." Britannia Trimphans by John Dennis The Spectator, Numbers 262, 267, 273, 279, 285, 291, 297 by Joseph Addison The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood... by Thomas Ellwood An Essay Upon the Civil Wars of France...And also Upon the Epick Poetry of the European Nations... by Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's "Paradise Lost" by Jonathan Richardson, Father and Son "Epistle I of Horace" by Alexander Pope The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated by William Warburton A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke The Lives of the English Poets by Samuel Johnson Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres by Hugh Blair The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by William Blake The Life of Milton, in Three Parts... by William Hayley "Conjectures on the Origin of 'Paradise Lost'." The Life of John Milton, in Three Parts... by William Hayley Nineteenth-Century Critical Responses The Poetical Works of John Milton... by Henry John Todd "London, 1802" by William Wordsworth "Milton." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge "Lecture III. On Shakespeare and Milton" by William Hazlitt ["Notes on Milton's 'Paradise Lost'"] by John Keats Personal Letters by John Keats "On the Devil, and Devils" by Percy Bysshe Shelley A Defence of Poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley "Milton" by Thomas Babington Macaulay "Dr. Samuel Parr..." by Thomas De Quincey "Table Talk," September 4, 1833 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley "Oxford" by Thomas De Quincey "Milton" by [Ralph Waldo Emerson] "Southey and Landor." Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor "Milton verses Southey and Landor" by Thomas De Quincey "The Poetry of Pope" by Thomas De Quincey "Milton Alcaics by Alfred Lord Tennyson History of English Literature by H. A. Taine "John Milton." Literary Studies by Walter Bagehot The Life of John Milton by David Masson Milton by Mark Pattison "Milton." Essays in Criticism by Matthew Arnold The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton by William Vaughn Moody Twentieth-Century Critical Responses Milton by Sir Walter Raleigh Milton's Astronomy: The Astronomy of "Paradise Lost" by Thomas N. Orchard "Milton and the Return to Humanism" by James Holly Hanford The Epic: An Essay by Lascelles Abercrombie Milton by E. M. W. Tillyard "Milton and the Telescope" by Marjorie Nicolson Revaluation: Tradition & Development in English Poetry by F.R. Leavis A Preface to "Paradise Lost" by C. S. Lewis "Paradise Lo
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, 26.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy C. Miller.


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