The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems
Gordian Press, 1964 - 111 Seiten
Virtually every bibliography of English literature records Osgood's contributions. This work on Milton's debt to classical mythology appeared as the eighth volume of the prestigious Yale Studies in English series. This essay consists of an exhaustive tracing & discussion of mythological personages, places, & things in Milton's English poems. The documentary part is preceded by an extensive (85 pages) & careful introduction which investigates the role & value of mythology in history, & its function in John Milton's poetry. Indispensable aid for students of English Literature, historians of Greek & Roman thought; with three indices; authors, passages from Milton's works, mythological names & subjects.
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