ISBN 9781405131735,A Companion to Milton

A Companion to Milton

Author:

Thomas Corns

Publisher:

Wiley

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ISBN 9781405131735
Publisher

Wiley

Publication Year 2004
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781405131735

ISBN-10 140513173X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Fiction

The diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies is brought alive in this stimulating Companion. Winner of the Milton Society of America's Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002. Invites readers to explore and enjoy Milton's rich and fascinating work. Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar. Looks at literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, other relevant contemporary texts and responses to Milton over time. Devotes a whole chapter to each major poem, and four to Paradise Lost. Conveys the excitement of recent developments in the field. Biography Thomas N. Corns is a Professor of English at the University of Wales, Bangor. His many publications include Milton's Language (Blackwell, 1990), Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660 (1992), and Regaining Paradise Lost (1994). He is also the editor of The Royal Image: Representations of Charles I (1999) About The Author: Thomas N. Corns is a Professor of English at the University of Wales, Bangor. His many publications include Milton's Language (Blackwell, 1990), Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660 (1992), and Regaining Paradise Lost (1994). He is also the editor of The Royal Image: Representations of Charles I (1999). Table Of Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgements, Abbreviations and a Note on Editions UsedThe ContributorsPt. IThe Cultural Context11Genre32The Classical Literary Tradition223Milton on the Bible374Literary Baroque and Literary Neoclassicism555Milton and English Poetry726Milton's English90Pt. IIPolitics of Religion1077The Legacy of the Late Jacobean Period1098Milton and Puritanism1249Radical Heterodoxy and Heresy14110Milton and Ecology15711The English and Other Peoples17412The Literature of Controversy191Pt. IIITexts21113'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity', 'Upon

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