Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education by M. ThickstunMilton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education by M. Thickstun

Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education

byM. Thickstun

Hardcover | June 8, 2007

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This book reads Milton's Paradise Lost as a poem that seeks to educate its readers by narrating the education of its main characters.
MARGARET OLOFSON THICKSTUN holds the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professorship in English Literature at Hamilton College, USA.
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Title:Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:June 8, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1403977577

ISBN - 13:9781403977571

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Table of Contents

Teaching Paradise Lost in the Twenty-First Century God as Father Satan, Interpretive Choices, and the Danger of Fixed Stories Abdiel, Peer Pressure, and the Rebel Angels The Good Angels, Gratitude, and Growing in Community The Education of the Son Raphael and the Challenge of Evangelical Education Adam as Parent Eve, Identity, and Growing in Relationship

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'My favorite of all the recent Milton books, Margaret Olofson Thickstun's Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education, points out how occupied with teaching and learning everyone except Satan is ...The author emphasizes the earthy humbleness that anchors this loftiest of poems.' - Jonathan Rosen in The New Yorker

'Thickstun is a canny close reader.' - Roger Pooley, Modern Language Review