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John Milton

Author : John T. Shawcross
ISBN : 9781136170966
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's novels. The carefully selected sources range from landmark essays in the history of criticism to journalism and contemporary opinion, and little published documentary material such as letters and diaries. Significant pieces of criticism from later periods are also included, in order to demonstrate the fluctuations in an author's reputation. Each volume contains an introduction to the writer's published works, a selected bibliography, and an index of works, authors and subjects. The Collected Critical Heritage set will be available as a set of 68 volumes and the series will also be available in mini sets selected by period (in slipcase boxes) and as individual volumes.

John Milton 1732 1801

Author : John T. Shawcross
ISBN : 0415134218
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Spokesperson Milton

Author : Charles W. Durham
ISBN : 0945636652
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In part II the authors address and interpret religious themes in Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. The essays in part III suggest the extent to which politics inform Milton's poetry and contribute to the shaping of his prose, and they consider the effect of those political views on Milton's contemporaries and on later generations of readers. Part IV investigates ways in which Milton establishes his own authority within texts and encourages readers to choose between conflicting models of authority. Milton's adaptation of traditional literary motifs and forms is addressed in part V, and part VI explores issues of gender and hierarchy in light of Milton's portrayals of the relationships between Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost and Samson and Dalila in Samson Agonistes.

The Plague Epic In Early Modern England

Author : Rebecca Totaro
ISBN : 9781317021308
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The Plague Epic in Early Modern England: Heroic Measures, 1603-1721 presents together, for the first time, modernized versions of ten of the most poignant of plague poems in the English language - each composed in heroic verse and responding to the urgent need to justify the ways of God in times of social, religious, and political upheaval. Showcasing unusual combinations of passion and restraint, heart-rending lamentation and nation-building fervor, these poems function as literary memorials to the plague-time fallen. In an extended introduction, Rebecca Totaro makes the case that these poems belong to a distinct literary genre that she calls the 'plague epic.' Because the poems are formally and thematically related to Milton's great epics Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained, this volume represents a rare discovery of previously unidentified sources of great value for Milton studies and scholarly research into the epic, didactic verse, cultural studies of the seventeenth century, illness as metaphor, and interdisciplinary approaches to illness, natural disaster, trauma, and memory.

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025983060
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Paradise Lost 1668 1968

Author : Earl Roy Miner
ISBN : UOM:39015059157548
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The Commentary, the first full version on Paradise Lost since the Richardsons' in 1734, combines numerous resources with features used for the first time. It includes the best commentary from Annotations like Patrick Hume's (1695), to the variorum editions of Newton (1749) and Todd (1801-42), and the modern professional editions culminating in Alastair Fowler's (1968). Other elements include an essay on the early pre-annotative criticism from 1668, including Marvell, Dryden, Dennis, and others; copious use of the OED; numerous cross-references to Milton's other works and passages in Paradise Lost; fourteen excurses and other contributions by the present editors. This Commentary is itself a research library for Paradise Lost. It uniquely presents biblical, classical, and vernacular citations: the ultimate rather than a more recent source is cited, so dating the comment; every cited passage is quoted, and every question is in English. Only a text of the poem is required. Earl Miner is Townsend Martin, Class of 1917, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton University, William Moeck teaches English at Nassau Community College. Steven Jablonski is a public librari

Critical Essays On John Milton

Author : Christopher Kendrick
ISBN : UOM:39015034285877
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Subject Guide To Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210122128
Genre : American literature
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The Robert J Wickenheiser Collection Of John Milton At The University Of South Carolina

Author : Robert J. Wickenheiser
ISBN : 157003723X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is a descriptive catalog of one of the world's largest collections of Milton and Miltoniana. Housed at USC's Thomas Cooper Library, the Wickenheiser Collection contains more than six thousand volumes, including more than sixty 17th-century editions of Milton's writings and significant holdings of 17th-century Miltoniana.

Buyer S Guide And Web Site Directory

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