John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Paperback | August 29, 2010

EditorPaul Hammond, Blair Worden

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This volume offers a series of fresh explorations of the life, writing, and reputation of John Milton. The ten papers take us inside Milton's verse and prose, into the context of the events and the intellectual debates within which they were written, and into the later worlds within which his reputation evolved and fluctuated. Key topics discussed include: his political beliefs and career; thecharacteristics of his poetry - especially Paradise Lost; the literary influences upon his verse; his perception of women; and the ways he has been seen since his death. John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation will be essential reading not only for scholars and students of literature, but for all those interested in Milton's work and reputation over the last four centuries.

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This volume offers a series of fresh explorations of the life, writing, and reputation of John Milton. The ten papers take us inside Milton's verse and prose, into the context of the events and the intellectual debates within which they were written, and into the later worlds within which his reputation evolved and fluctuated. Key topi...

Paul Hammond is Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature at the University of Leeds and Fellow the British Academy. Blair Worden is Research Professor of History, Royal Holloway, University of London and Fellow of the British Academy.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:August 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Blair Worden: Milton: Literature and Life2. David Hopkins: Milton and the Classics3. Christopher Tilmouth: Milton on Knowing Good from Evil4. Paul Hammond: Milton and the Poetry of the Fall5. Martin Dzelzainis: Milton and the Regicide6. Neil Keeble: Milton's Christian Temper7. Rosanna Cox: Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender8. David Fairer: Milton and the Romantics9. Tom Lockwood: Milton in the Twentieth Century10. Gordon Campbell and Tom Corns: Milton and his Biographers