Milton among the Puritans : the case for historical revisionism /

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Main Author: Martin, Catherine Gimelli.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010], ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Carlyle's ghost
  • A brief history of the "Puritan revolution"
  • Milton among the Puritans
  • Vocation, prophecy, and secular reform in the early poems and prose
  • The humanist ethics, metaphysics, and aesthetics of Milton's Spenserian masque
  • Mid-century debates on law, religion, rhetoric, education, and science
  • The secular cosmology and anthropology of Milton's civilized Eden
  • The neoclassical poetics of Paradise regained
  • The classical republican experience of defeat in Samson agonistes
  • Milton and the early development of toleration in England.