Download A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to by Angelica Duran PDF

By Angelica Duran

ISBN-10: 1405122714

ISBN-13: 9781405122719

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 through across the world revered Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton’s works verified their important position within the English literary canonStructured chronologically round Milton’s significant worksAlso encompasses a opt for bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s existence and works along proper international eventsIdeal as a primary serious paintings on Milton

Show description

Read or Download A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) PDF

Best renaissance books

Renaissance Theory (The Art Seminar)

Renaissance concept provides an lively dialog between paintings historians concerning the optimum methods of conceptualizing Renaissance artwork, and the hyperlinks among Renaissance paintings and modern artwork and concept. this is often the 1st dialogue of its type, related to not just questions inside Renaissance scholarship, yet problems with problem to paintings historians and critics in all fields. prepared as a digital roundtable dialogue, the members talk about rifts and disagreements approximately the way to comprehend the Renaissance and debate the imperative texts and authors of the last thirty years who've sought to reconceptualize the interval. They then flip to the difficulty of the relation among smooth paintings and the Renaissance: Why do smooth paintings historians and critics so seldom check with the Renaissance? Is the Renaissance our integral background, or are we bring to a halt from it through the revolution of modernism?

The quantity comprises an advent through Rebecca Zorach and ultimate, synoptic essays, in addition to contributions from the most renowned thinkers on Renaissance artwork together with Stephen Campbell, Michael Cole, Frederika Jakobs, Claire Farago, and Matt Kavaler.

Dialogues and Addresses (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe)

Born Fran? oise d'Aubign? , a criminal's daughter diminished to highway begging as a toddler, Madame de Maintenon (1653-1719) made a fantastic upward thrust from impoverished beginnings to the summit of energy because the moment, mystery spouse of Louis XIV. a tutorial reformer, Maintenon based and directed the prestigious academy for aristocratic girls at Saint-Cyr.

Shakespeare and the Performance of Girlhood

This can be the 1st scholarly examine dedicated to Shakespeare's woman characters and conceptions of girlhood. It charts the improvement of Shakespeare's therapy of the lady as a dramatic and literary determine, and explores the impression of Shakespeare's woman characters at the background of early sleek ladies as performers, consumers, and authors.

Additional info for A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture)

Example text

In Albert C. Labriola and Edward Sichi, Jr (eds), Milton’s Legacy in the Arts (pp. 205–17). University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. Masson, David (1946). The Life of John Milton. 7 vols. New York: Peter Smith. Milton, John (1643–4). Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce. London: T. P. and M. S. Milton, John (1644). Areopagitica. Milton, John (1971). The Complete Poetry of John Milton. Edited by John T. Shawcross. Garden City: Anchor. Odets, Clifford (1936). Paradise Lost: A Play in Three Acts.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Barker, Arthur E. (1942). Milton and the Puritan Dilemma, 1641–1660. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Bennett, Martyn (1997). The Civil Wars in Britain and Ireland, 1638 –1651. Oxford: Blackwell. Cust, Richard and Hughes, Ann (1997). The English Civil War. London: Arnold. Darbishire, Helen (1932). The Early Lives of Milton. London: Constable. Fallon, Robert Thomas (1984). Captain or Colonel: The Soldier in Milton’s Life and Art. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

Di Salvo, Jackie (1983). War of Titans: Blake’s Critique of Milton and the Politics of Religion. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. Dowden, Edward (1908). Milton in the Eighteenth Century (1701–1750). London: Proceedings of the British Academy; repr. Folcroft, PA: Folcroft Library Editions, 1969. Gillet, Jean (1975). Le Paradis perdu dans la litterature française de Voltaire à Chateaubriand. Paris: Librairie Klincksieck. Griffin, Dustin (1986). Regaining Paradise: Milton and the Eighteenth Century.

Download PDF sample

A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) by Angelica Duran

by David

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 40 votes