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Milton, poet of duality a study of semiosis in the poetry and the prose by R. A. Shoaf

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English



  • England


  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Semiotics and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Duality (Logic) in literature.,
  • Monism in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementR.A. Shoaf.
LC ClassificationsPR3592.D82 S54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2859195M
ISBN 100300033435
LC Control Number84021903

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The following chapters, twelve in number, involve almost all of Milton's poetry, in English, Latin, and Italian, and a good deal of his prose, especially Christian Doctrine, Areopagitica, and the divorce first ten chapters form, in effect, a continuous commentary on Paradise last two extend that commentary to Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes, in . University Press of Florida Book: Milton, Poet of Duality. Contributors: R. A. Shoaf. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Literature - Other. Get this from a library! Milton, poet of duality: a study of semiosis in the poetry and the prose. [R A Shoaf]. It would be for later generations to rescue it from obscurity. Now over years later it is still claiming admirers, and with this new edition of Paradise Lost it is hoped that many more readers will draw inspiration and understanding form Milton's stirring evocation of man's duality." -- 4/5(2).

R. Allen Shoaf, former Marshall Scholar and Danforth Fellow, and recipient of two Fellowships of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is the author of 11 books, including CHAUCER'S BODY, SHAKESPEARE'S THEATER OF LIKENESS, and MILTON, POET OF DUALITY.   Knives, Forks, Scissors, Flames is gothic and whatever the opposite of pastoral is rendered in his signature spare, whittled-to-the-bone style."--Jeff Parker, author of Where Bears Roam the Streets "Kiesbye is the inventor of the modern German gothic novel."--Elmar Krekeler, Die Welt "In Strathleven, a village near Lübeck, mysterious events occur. problem of identifying Milton's Muse, proposed that the poet was really invoking two muses in Book I, the first in lines 1 to 17 and the second in lines 17 to 26, a duality which he found again in the Hymn to Light which opens Book III.5 Rather than a double, we see a threefold development in this passage, marked by transitions of. Paradise Lost. A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the Text of Thomas Newton: Part 4 - Ebook written by John Milton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Paradise Lost. A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton.4/5(25).

  Paradise Regained is a poem by the 17th century English poet John Milton, which deals with the subject of the Temptation of Christ. One of the major concepts emphasized throughout Paradise Regained is the play on reversals. As implied by its title, Milton sets out to reverse the "loss" of Paradise.5/5(5).   (Paradise Lost Book I). Original Version. Note the unusual spelling of “tast”. It is an instance where Milton had remained loyal to the etymological root of the word “taste” (derived from French “tast”) Placing the object of the sentence at the beginning at once puts the emphasis on man and not on Satan. John Milton, –74, English poet, b. London, one of the greatest poets of the English language. Early Life and Works The son of a wealthy scrivener, Milton was educated at St. Paul's School and Christ's College, Cambridge. Milton's Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language. It tells the story of the Fall of Man, a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of innocence pitted against corruption, in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control of mankind's destiny/5(K).