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Milton's grand style

Author: Christopher Ricks
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Milton's Grand Style has been vigorously attacked in the twentieth century, and this book is an attempt to refute Milton's detractors by showing the delicacy and subtlety which is to be found in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ricks, Christopher B.
Milton's grand style.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1963
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ricks
ISBN: 0198120907 9780198120902
OCLC Number: 254429
Description: 154 pages 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The Milton controversy --
Part II: The grand style --
A note on rhythm and music --
Syntax and sublimity --
The unsuccessful metaphor --
The successful metaphor --
Word-play --
Postscript --
Part III: Enhancing suggestions --
Liquid texture --
Tincture of reflection --
Silent yet spake --
Words, actions all infect --
Part IV: Simile and cross-reference.
Responsibility: Christopher Ricks.


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