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Milton and religious controversy : satire and polemic in "Paradise lost"

Author: John N King
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Reprint.]View all editions and formats
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A study of religious satire and polemic in Paradise Lost, first published in 2000. Vituperative sermons, broadsides and pamphlets provide a rich background to Milton's engagement with the violent  Read more...

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Named Person: John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John N King
ISBN: 0521771986 9780521771986
OCLC Number: 716412243
Description: XX, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Controversial merriment; 2. Milton reads Spenser's May Eclogue; 3. Satan and the demonic conclave; 4. Milton's den of error; 5. The paradise of fools; 6. Laughter in heaven; 7. Miltonic transubstantiation; 8. Idolatry in Eden; 9. Images of both churches; Conclusion; Appendix: Transcriptions from satirical broadsheets.
Responsibility: John N. King.

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'King has recovered for our time a style of reading and a religio-historical context that enrich our understanding of Paradise Lost. Essential reading for Milton scholars, this book will attract and Read more...

 
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