Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667-1970
Format
Multiple copy pack
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
880
Utgivningsdatum
2013-02-28
Utmärkelser
Winner of the James Holly Hanford Book Award 2013
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustrationer
6 black-and-white halftones
Volymtitel
v. I Style and Genre: v. II Interpretative Issues
Dimensioner
241 x 165 x 57 mm
Vikt
1632 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
Two volume set
ISBN
9780199666553
Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667-1970

Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667-1970

Volume I: Style and Genre; Volume II: Interpretative Issues

Multiple copy pack Engelska, 2013-02-28
2269
Specialorder (osäker tillgång). Skickas inom 11-20 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.
Boken kan tyvärr inte levereras innan julafton.
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
A two-volume history of the criticism of John Milton's epic Paradise Lost, tracing the major debates as they have unfolded over the past three centuries.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667-1970
  2. +
  3. When the Kissing Had to Stop: Cult Studs, Khmer Newts, Langley Spooks, Techno-Geeks, Video Drones, Author Gods, Serial Killers, Vampire Media, Alien

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt When the Kissing Had to Stop: Cult Studs, Khmer... av John Leonard (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 2448 kr

Kundrecensioner

Recensioner i media

Nigel Smith, Times Literary Supplement To describe it as 'fine grained' would be an understatement ... Leonard is one of the greatest Milton scholars working today.


M. S. Stephenson, Choice The chapter on Milton's universe is a superior critical monograph in its own right. No one should attempt to study Milton without reference to Leonard's study.


Karen Edwards, The Seventeenth Century Faithful Labourers is a monumental achievement of scholarship ... As a close reader of Milton's poem, Leonard is without equal. . . The forthright, idiomatic vigour of his style, leavened with wit and playfulness, might well provide the model for a new kind of academic writing.


Dave Harper, Muse*less these volumes deserve to be on any serious Miltonists bookshelf.


David Hopkins, Notes and Queries Faithful Labourers is one of the most sustainedly informative and carefully pondered single-authored academic books on Milton's Paradise Lost ever to have been published.


Feisal Mohamed, Renaissance Quarterly the most impressive work of Milton scholarship since William Riley Parker's 1968 biography.


Bloggat om Faithful Labourers: A Reception History o...

Övrig information

<br>John Leonard was educated at the University of Cambridge (BA 1980, PhD 1986) and moved to Canada in 1987. He has taught at the University of Western Ontario since 1987. He has twice won the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Award: once for 'most distinguished book published on Milton' (1990) and once for 'most distinguished article' (2000).<br>

Innehållsförteckning

VOLUME ONE: STYLE AND GENRE; I. Sound and Sense: 1667-1800; II. The Grand Style: 1800-1900; III. The Milton Controversy: 1900-1970; IV. Paradise Lost and Epic; V. Epic Similes; VOLUME TWO: INTERPRETATIVE ISSUES; VI. Satan; VII. God; VIII. Innocence; IX. The Fall; X. Sex and the Sexes; XI. The Universe