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How Milton Works

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$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674012332

Publication Date: 10/15/2003

Short

640 pages

5-11/16 x 8-7/8 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • I. The Miltonic Paradigm
    • How Milton Works
    • Milton’s Aesthetic of Testimony
    • Problem Solving in Comus
    • Unblemished Form
  • II. The Paradigm under the Pressure of Time, Interpretation, and Death
    • Driving from the Letter: Truth and Indeterminacy in Milton’s Areopagitica
    • Wanting a Supplement: The Question of Interpretation in Milton’s Early Prose
    • Lycidas: A Poem Finally Anonymous
    • With Mortal Voice: Milton Defends against the Muse
  • III. The Counter-Paradigm
    • The Temptation to Action
    • The Temptation of Speech
    • The Temptation of Plot
    • The Temptation of Understanding
    • The Temptation of Intelligibility
  • IV. The Paradigm Reaffirmed (Almost) without Apology
    • Gently Raised
    • “On Other Surety None”
  • Epilogue: The Temptation of History and Politics
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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