Early modern nationalism and Milton's England / edited by David Loewenstein and Paul Stevens

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Subjects: Nationalism--England--History--17th century
Nationalism in literature
Nationalism and literature
Great Britain--Politics and government--1603-1714
Milton, John, 1608-1674--Political and social views
Milton, John, 1608-1674--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2008
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xii, 470 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Milton's nationalism : challenges and questions / David Loewenstein, Paul Stevens 3
1. Milton's nationalism and the English revolution : strains and contradictions / David Loewenstein 25
2. Milton and the struggle for the representation of the nation : reading Paradise lost through Eikonoklastes / Andrew Hadfield 51
3. Victory's crest : Milton, the English nation, and Cromwell / Warren Chernaik 73
4. Israel and English Protestant nationalism : 'fast sermons' during the English revolution / Achsah Guibbory 115
5. Look homeward angel : guardian angels and nationhood in seventeenth-century England / Joad Raymond 139
6. The invisible nation : church, state, and schism in Milton's England / Andrew Escobedo 173
7. Milton and the limitations of Englishness / Thomas N. Corns 205
8. The Anglo-Scoto-Dutch triangle : Milton and Marvell to 1660 / John Kerrigan 217
9. Disappointed nationalism : Milton in the context of seventeenth-century debates about the nation-state / Victoria Kahn 249
10. How Milton's nationalism works : globalization and the possibilities of positive nationalism / Paul Stevens 273
11. That fatal Boadicea : depicting women in Milton's History of Britain, 1670 / Willy Maley 305
12. Consuming nations : Milton and luxury / Laura Lunger Knoppers 331
13. Slavery, resistance, and nation in Milton and Locke / Mary Nyquist 356
14. Milton : nation and reception / Nicholas von Maltzahn 401
List of contributors 443
Index 447
Additional Authors: Loewenstein, David
Stevens, Paul, 1946-
Notes: ISBN: 9780802089359
ISBN: 0802089356
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 219937238
ISBN/ISSN: 9780802089359
0802089356