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Title To repair the ruins : reading Milton / edited by Mary C. Fenton and Louis Schwartz.
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PR3588 .T7 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 436 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Medieval & Renaissance literary studies
Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-422) and index.
Contents Recovering Milton's poetics. Lord Monboddo, Close reading, and "Density of sense" in Paradise /John Leonard; Milton's pagan counterpoetic: eros and inspiration in Elegy 5 / William Shullenberger; Milton's empyreal conceit / Gardner Campbell -- Rereading the inner landscape. Reading, recognition, learning, and love in Paradise Regained / Ryan Netzley; Paradise Regained in the closet: private piety in the brief epic / Vanita Neelakanta; Restoration dissent, conscience, and the paradise within in Paradise Lost / Giuseppina Lacono Lobo -- Recovering ruins. Milton's genii loci and the medieval saints / Alison A. Chapman; David and Charles, Laud and Satan: the two-handed engine of 1 Chronicles 21 / Carter Revard; Unruly daughter, virtuous wife: the double subject and double occasion of Milton's Sonnet 9 / Sara van den Berg -- Reception, ruin, and repair. Milton, Cromwell, and Napoleon in Chateaubriand and Hugo / Joan Blythe; The fate of place in Paradise Lost: three artists reading Milton / Wendy Furman-Adams; Education as repair: Paradise Lost in prison / Sarah Higinbotham.
Summary "Twelve essays by esteemed Milton scholars offer fresh perspectives on the significance of close reading for Milton criticism, examining how close reading may function as an act of recovery, an attempt to close the gap between past and present, or as an act of repair that uses the past to reenvision a ruined present"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Related Names Fenton, Mary C., 1959-
Schwartz, Louis, 1962-
Alternate Title Reading Milton
ISBN 9780820704548 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0820704547 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 794207311