A Companion To Milton

Author: Thomas N. Corns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470998628
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A Companion To Milton. The diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies is brought alive in this stimulating Companion. Winner of the Milton Society of America's Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002. Invites readers to explore and enjoy Milton's rich and fascinating work. Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar. Looks at literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, other relevant contemporary texts and responses to Milton over time. Devotes a whole chapter to each major poem, and four to Paradise Lost. Conveys the excitement of recent developments in the field.

The Cambridge Companion To Milton

Author: Dennis Danielson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521655439
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The Cambridge Companion To Milton. Introduces readers to the scope of Milton's work, the richness of its historical relations, and the range of current approaches to it.

A New Companion To Milton

Author: Thomas N. Corns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118827821
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A New Companion To Milton. A New Companion to Milton builds on the critically-acclaimed original, bringing alive the diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies while reflecting the very latest advances in research in the field. Comprises 36 powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar Retains 28 of the award-winning essays from the first edition, revised and updated to reflect the most recent research Contains a new section exploring Milton's global impact, in China, India, Japan, Korea, in Spanish speaking American and the Arab-speaking world Includes eight completely new full-length essays, each of which engages closely with Milton's poetic oeuvre, and a new chronology which sets Milton's life and work in the context of his age Explores literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, and responses to Milton over time

A Concise Companion To Milton

Author: Angelica Duran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405178507
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A Concise Companion To Milton. With brevity, depth, and accessibility, this book helps readers to appreciate the works of John Milton, and to understand the great influence they have had on literature and other disciplines. Presents new and authoritative essays by internationally respected Milton scholars Explains how and why Milton’s works established their central place in the English literary canon Structured chronologically around Milton’s major works Also includes a select bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s life and works alongside relevant world events Ideal as a first critical work on Milton

A Companion To Literature From Milton To Blake

Author: David Womersley
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631212850
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A Companion To Literature From Milton To Blake. This definitive Companion provides a critical overview of literary culture in the period from John Milton to William Blake. Its broad chronological range responds to recent reshapings of the canon and identifies new directions of study. The Companion is composed of over fifty contributions from leading scholars in the field, its essays offer students a comprehensive and accessible survey of the field from a wide range of perspectives. It also, however, gives researchers and faculty the opportunity to update their acquaintance with new critical and scholarly work. The volume meets the needs of an intellectual world increasingly given over to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary study by covering philosophical, political, cultural and historical writing, as well as literary writing. Unlike other similar volumes, the main body of the Companion consists of readings of individual texts, both those commonly and less commonly studied.

A Companion To Literature Film And Adaptation

Author: Deborah Cartmell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111831204X
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A Companion To Literature Film And Adaptation. This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena. Featuring a range of theoretical approaches, and chapters on the historical, ideological and economic aspects of adaptation, the volume reflects today’s acceptance of intertextuality as a vital and progressive cultural force. Incorporates new research in adaptation studies Features a chapter on the Harry Potter franchise, as well as other contemporary perspectives Showcases work by leading Shakespeare adaptation scholars Explores fascinating topics such as ‘unfilmable’ texts Includes detailed considerations of Ian McEwan’s Atonement and Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

The Cambridge Companion To English Poetry Donne To Marvell

Author: Thomas N. Corns
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521423090
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The Cambridge Companion To English Poetry Donne To Marvell. English poetry in the first half of the seventeenth century, an outstandingly rich and varied body of verse, can be understood and appreciated more fully when set in its cultural and ideological context. This introductory Companion, consisting of fourteen new introductory essays by scholars of international standing, provides individual studies of Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Carew, Suckling, Lovelace, Milton, Crashaw, Vaughan and Marvell, together with general essays on the political, social and religious context, and the relationship of poetry to the mutations and developments of genre and tradition.

The Cambridge Companion To William Blake

Author: Morris Eaves
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521786775
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The Cambridge Companion To William Blake. Collects essays, based on the works of William Blake, that reflect upon such recurrent themes as art, religion, and politics.

The Cambridge Companion To Virgil

Author: Charles Martindale
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521498852
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The Cambridge Companion To Virgil. Twenty-one essays intended to provide an `indispensble reference book' to accompany the study of Virgil. Contributions include: Aspects of Virgil's reception in antiquity ( R. J. Tarrant ); The Vergil commentary of Servius ( Don Fowler ); The Eclogues ( Charles Martindale ); Virgilian epic ( Duncan F. Kennedy ); Virgil and the cosmos: religious and philosopjical ideas ( Susanna Morton Braund ); Virgil's style ( James O'Hara ); Sexuality and gender in Virgil's poetry ( Ellen Oliensis ); Virgil and tragedy ( Philip Hardie ).