Milton and the revolutionary reader / Sharon Achinstein

Author(s): Achinstein, Sharon
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Subjects: Politics and literature--Great Britain--History--17th century
Literature and history--Great Britain--History--17th century
Revolutionary literature, English--History and criticism
Books and reading--England--History--17th century
Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Literature and the revolution
Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Pamphlets
Milton, John, 1608-1674--Political and social views
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1994
Series: Literature in history
Literature in history (Princeton, N.J.)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xiv, 272 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
A Note on Texts
Introduction 3
Ch. 1. Revolution in Print: Lilburne's Jury, Areopagitica, and the Conscientious Public 27
Ch. 2. Royalist Reactions: John Cleveland, Babel, and the Divine Right of Language 71
Ch. 3. Debate and the Drama of Politics in the Public Sphere 102
Ch. 4. Reading in the Revolution: Eikonoklastes and the Battle of Perspectives 136
Ch. 5. Milton and the Fit Reader: Paradise Lost and the Parliament of Hell 177
Conclusion 224
Notes 229
Index 267
Notes: LCCN: 94006647
ISBN: 0691034907 :$35.00
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 29877528
ISBN/ISSN: 0691034907