ISBN13:978-0521655439 ISBN10: 0521655439 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0521652261 ISBN10: 052165226X
Summary: The Cambridge Companion to Milton provides an accessible, helpful guide for any student of Milton, whether undergraduate or graduate, introducing readers to the scope of Milton's work, the richness of its historical relations, and the range of current approaches to it. This second edition contains new and revised essays, reflecting increasing emphasis on Milton's politics, the social conditions and climate in which his works were published and received, the im
portance of his early poems and Samson Agonistes, and the changes wrought by gender studies on the criticism of previous decades. The Companion's updated bibliography of studies and resources on Milton's works and life is available online at .
Summary: The Cambridge Companion to Milton provides an accessible, helpful guide for any student of Milton, whether undergraduate or graduate, introducing readers to the scope of Milton's work, the richness of its historical relations, and the range of current approaches to it. This second edition contains new and revised essays, reflecting increasing emphasis on Milton's politics, the social conditions and climate in which his works were published and received, the importance of his early poems and Samson Agonistes, and the changes wrought by gender studies on the criticism of previous decades. The Companion's updated bibliography of studies and resources on Milton's works and life is available online at . ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 99 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Cambridge University Press Year Published: 1999 International: No
"The contributors write in a direct and simple style that is now as rare as it is welcome. It is hard to imagine even the most industrious students going far beyond what this book provides in their study of Milton."
--Forum for Modern Language Studies
Submitted by Publisher, June, 2001
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Preface John Milton: significant dates
1. Milton's social life Stephen B. Dobranski 2. Milton's Ludlow masque Cedric Brown 3. Lycidas J. Martin Evans 4. Poems 1645: the future poet Colin Burrow 5. Milton's politics Martin Dzelzainis 6. Milton's prose Thomas N. Corns 7. Milton's sonnets and his contemporaries R. F. Hall 8. The genres of Paradise Lost Barbara Kiefer Lewalski 9. Language and knowledge in Paradise Lost John Leonard 10. The Fall and Milton's theodicy Dennis Danielson 11. Milton's Satan John Carey 12. Milton and the sexes Diane K. McColley 13. Milton and the reforming spirit Georgia Christopher 14. How Milton read the Bible: the case of Paradise Regained Mary Ann Radzinowicz 15. A reading of Samson Agonistes Joan S. Bennett 16. Milton's readers Nicholas von Maltzahn 17. Milton's place in intellectual history William Kerrigan 18. Milton's works and life: select studies and resources R. G. Siemens
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