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    DescriptionThis 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 intellectual debates within which they were written, and into the later worlds within which his reputation evolved and fluctuated. Key topics discussed include: his political beliefs and career; the characteristics of his poetry - especially Paradise Lost; the literary influences upon his verse; his perception of women; and the ways he has been seen since his death. John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation will be essential reading not only for scholars and students of literature, but for all those interested in Milton's work and reputation over the last four centuries.


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    Title
    John Milton
    Subtitle
    Life, Writing, Reputation
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Paul Hammond, Edited by Blair Worden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780197264706
    ISBN 10: 0197264700
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF, DSBD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: POE005020, LAN009000, LIT004120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25740
    DC22: 821.4
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PR3581 .J623 2010
    Thema V1.0: DSC, DSB, DCF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    07 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Even the most seasoned scholars should be grateful for a volume that lays out so clearly where the field stands as Milton enters his fifth century and where scholars can profitably go from here. Anthony Welch, Milton Quarterly
    Table of contents
    1. Milton: Literature and Life ; 2. Milton and the Classics ; 3. Milton on Knowing Good from Evil ; 4. Milton and the Poetry of the Fall ; 5. Milton and the Regicide ; 6. Milton's Christian Temper ; 7. Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender ; 8. Milton and the Romantics ; 9. Milton in the Twentieth Century ; 10. Milton and his Biographers