Edited by Laura L. Knoppers
Publication date:15 December 2013
Length of book:328 pages
PublisherDuquesne University Press
Published annually by Duquesne University Press as an important forum for Milton scholarship and criticism, Milton Studies focuses on various aspects of John Milton’s life and writing, including biography; literary history; Milton’s work in its literary, intellectual, political, or cultural contexts; Milton’s influence on or relationship to other writers; and the history of critical response to his work.
Milton Studies 53 offers ten groundbreaking essays on topics of current interest. Contributors examine the epistle to De doctrina; form and meaning in Lycidas; Milton’s Adam and domestic conduct books; natural law and divorce in Eden; gender, freedom, and the language of lots in Paradise Lost; Milton’s transformation of place pilgrimage; the archangel Michael and the English civil wars; Milton’s eighteenth century readers and biblical hermeneutics; Romantic appropriations of Milton’s lyric voice; and Miltonic freedom, DeLillo, and the tragedy of 9/11.
Hardcover is un-jacketed.