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Scholarly Milton

Thomas Festa and Kevin J. Donovan (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954811
eISBN:
9781789623178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954811.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

A collection of original and previously unpublished essays concerned with the function of scholarship in both the invention and the reception of Milton’s writings in poetry and prose. Following the ... More


Introduction

Alexander Broadie

in Introduction to Medieval Logic

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240266
eISBN:
9780191680137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240266.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

There can be no doubting the central role accorded logic in the educational scene in the Middle Ages. There are two related aspects to this role, one institutional and the other scientific. The first ... More


Revisiting Milton’s (Logical) God: Empson 2018

Emma Annette Wilson

in Scholarly Milton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954811
eISBN:
9781789623178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954811.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Draws on Milton’s Artis Plenior Logicae (1672) to read the logic of his God, arguing “that the poem is good not primarily because it makes God either good or bad,” pace Empson, “but because it lays ... More


God’s Grammar: Milton’s Parsing of the Divine

Russell Hugh McConnell

in Scholarly Milton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954811
eISBN:
9781789623178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954811.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Milton’s confidence in his powers of poetic sublimity seemingly falters when rendering divine speech. Evidently “in order to adequately discuss the transcendent quality of divinity, Milton’s grammar ... More


Raphael’s Peroratio in Paradise Lost Balancing Rhetorical Passion in Virgil and Paul

Joshua R. Held

in Scholarly Milton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954811
eISBN:
9781789623178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954811.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Quintilian, Aristotle, and Cicero all comment on the peroration as an appropriate place to appeal most strongly to the passions or emotions of an audience. Mercury’s peroration in book 4 of the ... More


Standing by Our Words: Learning a Responsible Language

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro, and Wendell Berry

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169026
eISBN:
9780813169637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169026.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The kind of language Andy learns from his Port William community stands in contrast to the irresponsible language often spoken in the academy. Such language fails to be responsible to its objects ... More


Developments in the Medieval Latin West

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the evolution of visual theory in the Latin West from late antiquity to around 1300. A key point in that evolution came in the twelfth century with the translation of ancient ... More


The Future Past of Literary Theory

Andrzej Warminski

in Material Inscriptions: Rhetorical Reading in Practice and Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748681228
eISBN:
9780748693771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681228.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins with an analysis of how de Man understands ‘the resistance to theory’ as the resistance to language, to language about language, and, ultimately, to rhetoric. It offers a way to ... More


Dominicus Gundissalinus, De divisione philosophiae, CA. 1150–1160

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses De divisione philosophiae (On the Division of Philosophy), a treatise written by Dominicus Gundissalinus (Domingo Gundisalvo) around 1150–1160. De divisione philosophiae deals ... More


John of Salisbury, Metalogicon, 1159

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Metalogicon (‘about the arts of verbal reasoning’), a treatise written by John of Salisbury in 1159. Metalogicon is John's reply to the ‘Cornifician’ attacks on the trivium. ... More


Prologues to Twelfth-Century School Commentaries on Horace’s Ars poetica, CA. 1150

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses prologues to commentaries on Horace's Ars poetica, written around 1150. Two anonymous texts are considered. The first, known as the ‘Materia’ commentary, deals with the ... More


Hermannus Alemannus, Al-Farabi’s Didascalia on Aristotle’s Rhetoric, 1256

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0046
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Hermannus Alemannus's translation of Al-Farabi's Didascalia on Aristotle's Rhetoric. Written around 1256, the rhetorical translation covers the opening section of Al-Farabi's ... More


John Gower, Confessio amantis, 1386–1390

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0053
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Confessio amantis, a poem composed by John Gower around 1386–1390. Confessio amantis is primarily based on the seven deadly sins, exemplified by a series of tales drawn from ... More


A Spectrum of Trends

L. S. Klejn

in Soviet Archaeology: Trends, Schools, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601356
eISBN:
9780191804595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601356.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines research trends in Soviet archaeology and how they were influenced by methodological approaches as well as guidelines and civic demands made of the study of antiquity. It also ... More


The Trivium and the Classics

Rita Copeland

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The arts of the trivium—grammar, rhetoric, and dialectic—were important conduits for the reception and study of classical learning. Grammar made medieval literary culture in the image of classical ... More


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