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James Ogden, R. C. Stephens. This book distinguishes Milton's academic importance from his real status, and addresses readers with broad literary interests, who may be ready to think again about a poet whom Dryden saw as superior to both Homer and Virgil

James Ogden, R. This book distinguishes Milton's academic importance from his real status, and addresses readers with broad literary interests, who may be ready to think again about a poet whom Dryden saw as superior to both Homer and Virgil. The work is therefore a contribution to the ongoing histories of Milton's reputation in particular, and literary taste in general. This book is about one of England's greatest but most controversial poets.

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John Milton’s Complete Poetical Works, Reproduced in Photographic Facsimile. Grierson, H. J. Milton and Wordsworth: Poets and Prophets. A Study of Their Reactions to Political Events. of Illinois Press, 1943–48. Horwood, Alfred, ed. A Common-Place Book of John Milton. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1937; often reprinted. Hanford, James Holly. John Milton, Poet and Humanist. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve Univ.

Milton, John, 1608-1674 Criticism and interpretation History. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. Modern literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods. Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists.

The ten papers take us inside Milton's verse and prose, into the context of the events and the intellectual debates within which they were written, and into the later worlds within which his reputation evolved and fluctuated.

Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice (A Second . Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory: The Johns Hopkins Guide

Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory: The Johns Hopkins Guide. Books such as Holman's Handbook to Literature define these concepts briefly but are no substitute for the Guide's analytical essays and their explanations of the development and significance of key critical theories and their methods. Since the Guide is more comprehensive and analytical than Wendell Harris's Dictionary of Concepts in Literary Criticism and Theory, no academic library reference collection can do without i.

James's abundant catholicity of taste reflected not only his deep reservoir of sympathy for others, but also an achieved . Also, we realize, James possessed a point of view, tailor-made for the vocation of literary criticism

James's abundant catholicity of taste reflected not only his deep reservoir of sympathy for others, but also an achieved, philosophical position. He believed that the novel was the ''most magnificent form of art,'' and that its magic derived from its elasticity, its radical freedom from definition. 'The house of fiction,'' he wrote, has ''not one window, but a million,' and ''the only obligation, to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting. Also, we realize, James possessed a point of view, tailor-made for the vocation of literary criticism. The critic's life, he wrote in one essay, ''is heroic, for it is immensely vicarious.

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Description: This book distinguishes Milton's academic importance from his real status, and .

Description: This book distinguishes Milton's academic importance from his real status, and addresses readers with broad literary interests, who may be ready to think again about a poet whom Dryden saw as superior to both Homer and Virgil. Sponsored High Speed Downloads.

This book offers a meticulously researched, intellectually satisfying, and thoroughly engaging study of how Milton's reputation was shaped by early writers and editors, and how it has waxed and waned during the three and one-half centuries since his death. This is a book that should appeal to the Milton specialist and lay-reader alike.
John Milton's Literary Reputation: A Study in Editing, Criticism, and Taste download epub
History & Criticism
Author: R. C. Stephens,James Ogden
ISBN: 0773438025
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (December 30, 2010)
Pages: 232 pages