John Milton: A Short Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, 06.05.2002 - 144 Seiten
In this compelling first volume in the Blackwell Introductions to Literature series, Roy Flannagan, editor of The Milton Quarterly, provides a readable and uncluttered critical account of a complicated and sophisticated author, and his poetry and prose.
  • Puts John Milton under the microscope, using the still-evolving critical perspectives of the last fifty years
  • Looks at Milton’s life, and the cultural background to his work, as well as examining his writing
  • Considers how and why Milton’s work has endured the centuries to educate, entertain and intrigue so many generations of readers
  • Ideal for the reader falling in love with Milton’s poetry and prose, who longs to know more about what people think about the poetry, the man or the historical context

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A founder and longtime editor of the Milton Quarterly and editor of the Riverside Milton, with 32 years' experience teaching at Ohio University, Flannagan is eminently qualified to explain the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Marriage and Divorce
19
The Nativity Ode
34
Arcades and A Masque known as Comus
49
Paradise Lost
71
Paradise Found Paradise Regaind
98
Aftermath and Influence
116
Urheberrecht

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Roy Flannagan

began what was to become the Milton Quarterly in 1967. He has been the President of the Milton Society of America, and he followed C. S. Lewis and Northrop Frye as Honored Scholar of the Society in 2001. Editor of the Riverside Milton, he is also President of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. After 32 years at Ohio University, he has taken the position of Scholar in Residence at the University of South Carolina at Beaufort.

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