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Eden, the Country House, and the Indies (East and West)

Eric B. Song

in Dominion Undeserved: Milton and the Perils of Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451850
eISBN:
9780801468094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451850.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which Milton channels the cosmological implications of a world poised between union and fragmentation into a critical commentary on English nationhood and ... More


Lucy Hutchinson's Elegies, the Country-House Poem, and Female Complaint

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

in Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter shows that in the seventeenth-century elegy was alive to various formal re-workings. Poets since Ovid had used the elegy to write erotic love poetry, while it had also developed its ... More


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


Introduction

Eric B. Song

in Dominion Undeserved: Milton and the Perils of Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451850
eISBN:
9780801468094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451850.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to discuss the various manifestations of Milton's divided view of creativity: allusions to the barbarism of the so-called Eastern ... More


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