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Inside paradise lost : reading the designs of Milton's epic

Inside paradise lost : reading the designs of Milton's epic

Author: David Quint
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014] ©2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Opens up readings and ways of reading Milton's epic poem by mapping out the intricacies of its narrative and symbolic designs and by revealing and exploring the deeply allusive texture of its verse.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Quint, David.
Inside paradise lost : reading the designs of Milton's epic.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
x, 329 pages
Named Person: John Milton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Quint
ISBN: 9781400850488 1400850487
OCLC Number: 974276855
Awards: Winner of James Holly Hanford Award (Milton Society of America) 2015
Short-listed for Phi Beta Kappa's Christian Gauss Award 2015
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (342 pages)
Contents: 1. Milton's Book of Numbers: Book 1 and Its Catalog --
The Shape of the Catalog --
Moloch and Belial 1 --
Moloch and Saturn 1 --
Moloch and Saturn 2: A Miniature Aeneid --
Moloch and Belial 2: Libya and Sodom --
Egypt --
The Catalog and Pandaemonium --
The Logic of the Similes in Book 1 --
Raising Devils --
Appendix: Demonic Swashbucklers --
2. Ulysses and the Devils: The Unity of Book 2 --
The Council --
Moloch and Belial Again: Ajax and Ulysses --
Mammon and Beelzebub: A Thersites Is Rebuked --
Satan and the Doloneia --
Meanwhile, Back in Hell ... --
Milton's Telegony --
Satan's Odyssey --
Whose Odyssey? --
3. Fear of Falling: Icarus, Phaethon, and Lucretius --
Icarus and Satan's Fall Through Chaos --
Virgil and Lucretius --
Dante, Tasso, Ovid --
Satan Voyager --
Phaethon, the Son, and the War in Heaven --
Flight and Fall --
A Poetry Against Falling --
4. Light, Vision, and the Unity of Book 3 --
Structure and Design --
Universal Blank --
Vision The Sun --
The Paradise of Fools --
Sun Worshippers --
Poetry and Science --
5. The Politics of Envy --
Envy and the New Dispensation --
Angels and Courtiers --
Brotherhood versus Kingship in Books 11 --
12 --
6. Getting What You Wish For: A Reading of the Fall --
The Seduction of Eve --
The Second Adam as Second Eve --
Adam's Choice: "One flesh" --
"Not vastly disproportionall" --
Changing Places --
Appendix: A Note on the Separation Scene --
7. Reversing the Fall in Book 10 --
Virgilian Coordinates and the End of Satan --
Creation and Anti-creation --
Anti-triumphs --
The Triumphs of the Son --
Satan's Triumph --
Adam and the Winds --
The Recovery of Human Choice --
Cherishing Eve --
Dido and Armida; Creusa --
Pandora --
The Exposed Matron --
8. Leaving Eden --
Deconsecrated Earth --
Responsibility: David Quint.


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