By Angelica Duran
With brevity, intensity, and accessibility, this booklet is helping readers to understand the works of John Milton, and to appreciate the good impact they've got had on literature and different disciplines.Presents new and authoritative essays via the world over revered Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton’s works verified their vital position within the English literary canonStructured chronologically round Milton’s significant worksAlso features a pick out bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s lifestyles and works along appropriate international eventsIdeal as a primary serious paintings on Milton
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Milton shot back with his Defence of Himself, which consists largely of further attacks on More. The poet stubbornly insists that More is the author of Cry and marshals further evidence of his depravity, embellishing his former accounts with even more damning details. The work need not delay us, except to note that its exuberant language of invective sounds to some attentive ears like a renewed vigor in the poet’s pen. Kester Svendsen, for example, draws attention to his pervasive use of “mock-heroic prose epic similes, extended metaphors, and the other materials and modes of poetry,” foreshadowing the style of his later great works.
Cass, Jeffrey (2003). ” Dickens Studies Annual 33: 191–213. Curran, Stuart A. (1971). ), Calm of Mind: Tercentenary Essays on Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes in Honor of John S. Diekhoff (pp. 133–62). Cleveland: Case Western Reserve University Press. Damrosch, Leopold, Jr (1981). God’s Plot & Man’s Stories: Studies in the Fictional Imagination from Milton to Fielding. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Di Salvo, Jackie (1983). War of Titans: Blake’s Critique of Milton and the Politics of Religion.
Speciﬁc passages rather than the epic’s full sweep have been repeatedly treated by composers. 155–208) has often been interpreted, for example, by Johann Ernst Galliard (1728), Philip Hart (1729), Benjamin Cooke (in 1773), Johann F. Reichardt (ca. 1800), and Sir George Dyson (1958, called “Hail Universal Lord”). Just as with their fate in academic study, Milton’s other works have not been particularly popular with composers. Paradise Regain’d was rendered in music by Carl Barbandt in 1756 and again in 1868 by Walter Leigh.
A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) by Angelica Duran