A Companion to Milton

A Companion to Milton

Editor(s): Thomas N. Corns

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631214083

Online ISBN: 9780470998632

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998632

About this Book

The diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies is brought alive in this stimulating Companion.

  • Winner of the Milton Society of America's Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002.
  • Invites readers to explore and enjoy Milton's rich and fascinating work.
  • Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar.
  • Looks at literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, other relevant contemporary texts and responses to Milton over time.
  • Devotes a whole chapter to each major poem, and four to Paradise Lost.
  • Conveys the excitement of recent developments in the field.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Cultural Context

  2. Part II: Politics and Religion

  3. Part III: Texts - The Early Poetry

  4. Part III: Texts - The Prose

  5. Part III: Texts - The Late Poetry

  6. Part IV: Influences and Reputation

  7. Part V: Biography

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