First published in 1991. These ten essays by the distinguished Milton scholar Edward Le Comte examines the various themes, context and structure of Milton’s poetry and prose, including particular focus on both Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. This title will be of great interest to students of John Milton and English Literature.
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Dubious Battle: Saving the Appearance 2. What Douglas Bush Stood For 3. Satan‘s Heresies in Paradise Regained 4. Sly Milton: The Meaning Lurking in the Context of His Quotations Ambiguous Milton 5. Shakespeare’s Emilia and Milton‘s: The Parameters of Research 6. The Index to the Columbia Milton: Its Virtues and Defects 7. Miltonic Echoes in Elegia VII 8. Justa Edovardo King; Authorial Revision
This set of nine volumes, originally published between 1965 and 1991, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on John Milton, with a particular focus on his epic poem Paradise Lost. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of how Milton criticism has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of English Literature.