The poetic birth : Milton's poems of 1645 (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The poetic birth : Milton's poems of 1645 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The poetic birth : Milton's poems of 1645

Author: C W R D Moseley
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Gower Pub. Co., ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book offers a reading of most of the poems collected by Milton in his youth and early maturity for Humphrey Moseley's publication of "The Poems of Mr John Milton" in 1645. The edition is examined as a poetic and political manifesto, anticipating many of the ideas more fully discussed in "Paradise Lost". Dr Moseley examines the development of Milton's poetic calling, its origins, authority and national  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moseley, C.W.R.D. (Charles W.R.D.).
Poetic birth.
Aldershot, Hants, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Gower Pub. Co., ©1991
(OCoLC)643893138
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C W R D Moseley
ISBN: 0859678687 9780859678681
OCLC Number: 23887996
Description: viii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: 'Poetic birth': an approach to Milton's early poetry --
A brief apology --
'The ceaseless round of study and reading' --
'Himself a true poem': the poetic vocation, inspiration and Orpheus --
Part II: The poems published in 1645 --
'Twin book': the presentation of the 1645 volume --
'Holy song': the nativity ode and the religious poems --
'Deluding joys': the double vision of L'allegro and Il penseroso --
'Forc'd fingers rude': an approach to Lycidas --
'The unpolluted temple of the mind': Comus and Arcades.
Responsibility: C.W.R.D. Moseley.

Abstract:

Examines "The Poems of Mr John Milton" as a poetic and political manifesto and considers the development of Milton's poetic calling, its origins and national importance and sets these ideas in their  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.