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The satanic epic

Author: Neil Forsyth
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranges over diverse topics - from the origins of evil and the relevance of witchcraft to the status of the poetic narrator, the epic tradition, the nature of love between the sexes, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John Milton; John (1608-1674) Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Forsyth
ISBN: 0691113394 9780691113395 0691099960 9780691099965
OCLC Number: 49260993
Awards: Winner of James Holly Hanford Award (Milton Society of America) 2004
Description: x, 382 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A brief history of Satan --
The epic voice --
follow the leader --
"My self am hell " --
Stan's rebellion --
the language of "evil" --
Of mans first dis --
Homer in Milton: the attendance motif and the graces --
Satan tempter --
"If they will hear" --
At the sign of the dove and serpent --
"Full of doubt I stand": the structures of Paradise Lost --
Conclusion: signs portentous.
Responsibility: Neil Forsyth.
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Winner of the 2004 Holly Hanford Award, The Milton Society of America "The Satanic Epic establishes Forsyth as our foremost scholar of Satan as a literary and cultural phenomenon... The Satanic Epic Read more...

 
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