Spokesperson Milton : voices in contemporary criticism / edited by Charles W. Durham and Kristin Pruitt McColgan

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Subjects: Milton, John, 1608-1674--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Selinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c1994
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xv, 284 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Spokesperson Milton / John T. Shawcross 5
The Fruitless Tree in Paradise Lost: Symbol of Sin / Alice M. Mathews 21
No Fortunate Fall, No "Unfeared Second Fate": Satan and the Critique of Meliorism, Paradise Lost, Book 2 / Catherine Gimelli Martin 31
"By Faith to Stand": Faith in the Theodicy of Paradise Lost / John S. Tanner 47
Dodging the Dragon's Tail: Apocalyptic Combat in Paradise Regained / Samuel Smith 57
Jubilee in Scripture and History: Reading Milton's "At a Solemn Music" / Stephen M. Buhler 71
Milton's Royalist Reflex: The Failure of Argument and the Role of Dialogics in Eikonoklastes / Jane Hiles 87
The Cardinal and the King: Milton's State Letters to France / Robert Thomas Fallon 101
"Under Thir Head Embodied All in One": Milton's Reinterpretation of the Organic Analogy in Paradise Lost / Steven Jablonski 113
A Fissure in the Milton Window?: Arnold's 1888 Address / David Boocker 126
Meddling with Authority: Inspiration and Speech Acts in Milton's Prose / Angela Esterhammer 141
The Creative Self and the Self Created in Paradise Lost / Albert W. Fields 153
Conflicts of Authority: Interpretation of Events in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes / Daniel T. Lochman 165
Authorial Providence and the Dramatic Form of Samson Agonistes / Jane Collins 179
Comus: Milton's Re-Formation of the Masque / J. Andrew Hubbell 193
Milton's Vergilian Epigraphs of 1637 and 1645 / Natalie Joy Woodall 206
"Nature Taught Art": The Topos of Art and Nature in Paradise Regained / Peter M. McCluskey 217
Beneficent Hierarchies: Reading Milton Greenly / Diane McColley 229
"Grateful Digressions" and "Casual Discourse": Eve's Rapport-Talk / Joan F. Gilliland 249
Discourse and Danger: Women's Heroism in the Bible and Dalila's Self-Defense / Hope Parisi 260
Contributors 275
Index 279
Additional Authors: Durham, Charles W
McColgan, Kristin Pruitt
Notes: LCCN: 93047329
ISBN: 0945636652 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 29519392
ISBN/ISSN: 0945636652