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The Complete Critical Guide To John Milton

Author : Richard Bradford
ISBN : 0415202442
Genre : Literary Criticism
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There is a crying need for an accessible, comprehensive guide to John Milton for the thousands of students who make their way through his poetry every year on literary survey and seventeenth century literature courses. Where many previous guides have dragged their way through Paradise Lost, Richard Bradford brings Milton to life with an overview of his life, contexts, work and the relationship between these, and of the main critical issues surrounding his work.

The Complete Critical Guide To John Milton

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So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. John Milton is a user-friendly introduction which: offers basic information on an author's life, contexts and works outlines the major critical issues surrounding Milton's works explains the full range of different critical views and interpretations offers a guide to further reading.

John Milton

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9780791051115
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Critical essays analyze the themes, style, and emotions of Milton's poetry

The Cambridge Companion To Milton

Author : Dennis Danielson
ISBN : 0521655439
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Introduces readers to the scope of Milton's work, the richness of its historical relations, and the range of current approaches to it.

John Milton S Paradise Lost A Reading Guide

Author : Noam Reisner
ISBN : 9780748646098
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Noam Reisner leads readers through the complexities of Milton's celebrated and challenging narrative poem as well as introducing them to the key critical views. The guide combines an introduction to the poem's main thematic and stylistic concerns together with discussion of important selected passages (substantial extracts from the text are included) and provides readers with a basic set of critical tools with which to interpret the text.

A Study Guide For John Milton S How Soon Hath Time The Subtle Thief Of Youth Sonnet Vii

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410348562
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide For John Milton S When I Consider Sonnet Xix

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410343741
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A Study Guide for John Milton's "When I Consider (Sonnet XIX)," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.

John Milton S Paradise Lost

Author : Margaret Kean
ISBN : 0415303257
Genre : Literary Criticism
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John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost (1667) is a literary landmark. His reworking of Biblical tales of the loss of Eden constitutes not only a gripping literary work, but a significant musing on fundamental human concerns ranging from freedom and fate to conscience and consciousness. Designed for students new to Milton's complex, lengthy work, this sourcebook: * outlines the often unfamiliar contexts of seventeenth-century England which are so crucial to Paradise Lost * completes the contextual study with a chronology and reprinted documents from the period * examines and reprints a broad range of responses to the poem, from early reactions to recent criticism * reprints the most frequently studied passages of the poem, along with extensive commentary and annotation of unfamiliar or significant terms used in Milton's work * provides cross-references between the textual, contextual and critical sections of the sourcebook, to show how all the materials can be called upon in an individual reader's encounter with the text * suggests further reading for those facing the huge array of critical work on the poem. With an emphasis on enjoying as well as understanding what can be a somewhat daunting work, this sourcebook will be a welcome resource for anyone new to Paradise Lost.

The Complete Critical Guide To Thomas Hardy

Author : Geoffrey Harvey
ISBN : 0415234913
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Thomas Hardy was the foremost novelist of his time, as well as an established poet. Author of Jude the Obscure and Far from the Madding Crowd, Hardy reflected in his works the dynamics of social, intellectual and aesthetic change in nineteenth-century England. This guide provides students with a lucid introduction to Hardy's life and works and the basis for a sound comprehension of his work, including: the major aspects of Hardy's life in the context of contemporary culture a detailed commentary on Hardy's most important work and a critical map of Hardy's complete writing an outline of the vast body of criticism that has built up around Hardy's work with examples of recent critical debate. Exposition and guide, this volume enables readers to form their own readings of one of the most important writers of the nineteenth century.

The Complete Critical Guide To Ben Jonson

Author : James Loxley
ISBN : 9780415222273
Genre : Drama
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Next to Shakespeare, Ben Jonson is perhaps the most widely studied Renaissance dramatist. Very few students of literature or drama would not encounter Volpone or Bartholomew Fair in the course of their studies, and there has been a recent resurgence of interest in Epicoene, or the Silent Woman amongst gender theorists. As part of The Complete Critical Guide series, this volume offers the broadest range of information on Jonson and his works, from background on contexts to details of interpretations of his plays.

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