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Dominion UndeservedMilton and the Perils of Creation

Dominion Undeserved: Milton and the Perils of Creation

Eric B. Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451850
eISBN:
9780801468094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451850.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This book offers a reading of John Milton's major writings, finding in them a fundamental impasse that explains their creative power. According to the book, a divided view of creation governs ... More

Erotic SubjectsThe Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Melissa E. Sanchez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

This book demonstrates that if we treat sixteenth- and seventeenth-century erotic literature as part of English political history, both fields of study will look rather different. This important new ... More

Friendship and its Discourses in the Seventeenth Century

Friendship and its Discourses in the Seventeenth Century

Cedric C. Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790792
eISBN:
9780191833434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Cedric C. Brown combines the study of literature and social history in order to recognize the immense importance of friendship bonds to early modern society. Drawing on new archival research, he ... More

John MiltonLife, Writing, Reputation

John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Paul Hammond and Blair Worden (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

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 ... More

Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Blair Worden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book takes a fresh approach to the literary biography of the two great poets of the Puritan Revolution, John Milton and Andrew Marvell. The book reconstructs the political contexts within which ... More

Lyric ApocalypseMilton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Ryan Netzley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263479
eISBN:
9780823266630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

John Milton’s and Andrew Marvell’s lyrics attempt to render the experience of apocalyptic change in the present. In this respect, they take seriously the Reformation’s insistence that eschatology is ... More

Mammon's MusicLiterature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Blair Hoxby

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More

Milton and the Ineffable

Milton and the Ineffable

Noam Reisner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of Milton's poetic oeuvre in light of the literary and conceptual problem posed by Milton's sustained attempt to put into words that which is unsayable ... More

Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns, John K. Hale, and Fiona J. Tweedie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296491
eISBN:
9780191711923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This book presents an account of the provenance of De Doctrina Christiana, with a history of the manuscript, a reconstruction of the way it was assembled and revised, and an assessment of its place ... More

Milton and the People

Milton and the People

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199682379
eISBN:
9780191789465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682379.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Who are ‘the people’ in Milton’s writing? They figure prominently in his texts from early youth to late maturity, in his poetry and in his prose works; they are invoked as the sovereign power in the ... More

Milton in the Long Restoration

Milton in the Long Restoration

Blair Hoxby and Ann Baynes Coiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Literary criticism often treats Milton as if he were the last of the Renaissance poets or a visionary prophet who remained misunderstood until he was read by the Romantics. This collection sets ... More

Milton in Translation

Milton in Translation

Angelica Duran, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

Milton in Translation is an unprecedented collaboration that demonstrates the breadth of John Milton’s international reception from the seventeenth century through today. The volume presents new ... More

Milton's AngelsThe Early-Modern Imagination

Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination

Joad Raymond

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199560509
eISBN:
9780191701801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560509.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Milton's Paradise Lost is a poem about angels. It is told by and of angels; it relies upon their conflicts, communications, and miscommunications. They are the creatures of Milton's narrative, ... More

Milton's Grand Style

Milton's Grand Style

Christopher Ricks

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Milton's Grand Style has been vigorously attacked in the 20th century and beyond, and this book is an attempt to refute Milton's detractors by showing the delicacy and subtlety which is to be found ... More

Milton's History of BritainRepublican Historiography in the English Revolution

Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Nicholas von Maltzahn

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Censored and incomplete, Milton's History of Britain stands as a broken monument to the controversies of the 17th century, as well as to the political and religious ambitions of Milton himself. This ... More

Milton's MessiahThe Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Russell M. Hillier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the realm of Milton scholarship there have been extensive studies of Milton's representations of God, Satan, the angels, Adam and Eve, and Chaos, among others. This book provides the first ... More

Milton's Words

Milton's Words

Annabel Patterson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

After a short account of Milton's life as a writer, this book guides us through Milton's poetry and polemical prose. What do Milton's words look like when we acknowledge their personal and political ... More

One FleshParadisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

James Grantham Turner

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182498
eISBN:
9780191673818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182498.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is an acclaimed study of the understanding of sex and gender in the early modern period, examining in particular Milton's interventions in these debates. Focusing on contemporary readings of the ... More

Young MiltonThe Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Edward Jones (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The experimental and diverse writings of John Milton's early career offer tantalizing evidence of a precocious and steadily ripening author, but critical approaches that contend his juvenilia is ... More

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