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  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan, Karen Edwards

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton

    1st Edition

    By John Bradshaw

    First published in 1894. This Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton includes all of Milton’s poems, excluding the Psalms and the Translations in the prose works; and all of the words are given with the exception of some of the pronouns, conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions; but any of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton and Free Will

    An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By William Myers

    First published in 1987. Milton and Free Will is an incisive, ambitious and comprehensive analysis and defence of the concept of free will, using Milton as an example and exemplar. Written with passion, and out of a lifelong engagement with the poetry of Milton and the philosophical and theological…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Re-membering Milton

    Essays on the Texts and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyquist, Margaret W. Ferguson

    First published in 1987. Passionately praised and equally passionately criticised by contemporary and later writers, the figure of Milton inherited by the twentieth century is by no means unified, despite the appearance of monumental unity his work sometimes acquires in the classroom and in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • The Lofty Rhyme

    A Study of Milton's Major Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Rajan Balachandra

    First published in 1970. Few books on Milton have dealt with his poetry as a whole. The present study, a discussion of Milton’s major poetry, seeks to examine each of the poems on its own distinctive grounds and also to delineate the pattern of continuity which the poems enter into and sustain. The…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Paradise Lost

    1st Edition

    By G. K. Hunter

    First published in 1980. Paradise Lost was once a favourite text for family reading; today it is confined to the educational system, which treats it as an object to be investigated rather than a subject that demands response. Professor Hunter writes inevitably for an audience of literary students,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton's Creation

    A Guide through Paradise Lost, 1st Edition

    By Harry Blamires

    First published in 1971. The intention of Milton’s Creation is to provide the student with a simple and direct entry into Paradise Lost. The author is not concerned with taking sides in critical controversy. His aim is to elucidate Milton’s primary meanings; this is a work of exegesis, not of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic

    1st Edition

    By Francis C. Blessington

    This study, first published in 1979, explores the idea that all spheres of action - hell, heaven, and earth - of the classical epic is relevant to all parts of Paradise Lost. The author also examines the structure, style, and the narrator of the text. This title will be of great interest to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton Re-viewed

    Ten Essays, 1st Edition

    By Edward Le Comte

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton's Minor Poems

    1st Edition

    By J. B. Leishman

    First published in 1969. These nine lectures written by the distinguished scholar J. B. Leishman examines the various themes, context and structure of Milton’s poetry, with particular focus on L’Allegro, Il Penseroso and Lycidas. This title will be of great interest to students of John Milton and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

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