John Milton Prose

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Informationen zum Autor David Loewenstein is Helen C. White Professor of English and the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin--Madison! USA. His books include Representing Revolution in Milton and his Contemporaries: Religion! Politics! and Polemics in Radical Puritanism (2001)! which received the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Award for Distinguished Book. He is the author of Treacherous Faith: The Specter of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture (2013). He has co-edited The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature (2002)! Early Modern Nationalism and Milton's England (2008)! and The Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley (2009). He is an Honored Scholar of the Milton Society of America. Klappentext Regarded by many as the equal of Shakespeare in poetic imagination and expression! Milton was also a prolific writer of prose! applying his potent genius to major issues of domestic! religious and political liberty. This superbly annotated new publication is the most authoritative single-volume anthology yet of Milton's major prose works. . "Milton's extraordinary prose, extensively represented in David Loewenstein's ambitious edition, has gained many new readers in recent years, and it may be true that some students, at least in British schools and universities, read Tenure of Kings and Magistrates before, or even instead of, the great poetry." Times Literary Supplement (June 14 2013) Zusammenfassung Regarded by many as the equal of Shakespeare in poetic imagination and expression! Milton was also a prolific writer of prose! applying his potent genius to major issues of domestic! religious and political liberty.

Autorentext

David Loewenstein is Helen C.White Professor of English and the Humantities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. His books include Representing Revolution in Milton and his Contemporaries: Religion, Politics, and Polemics in Radical Puritanism (2001), which received the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Award for Distinguished Book. He has co-edited The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature (2002), Early Modern Nationalism and Milton's England (2008), and The Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley (2009). He is an Honored Scholar of the Milton Society of America.



Klappentext

Regarded by many as the equal of Shakespeare in poetic imagination and expression, Milton was also a prolific writer of prose, applying his potent genius to major issues of domestic, religious and political liberty. This superbly annotated new publication is the most authoritative single-volume anthology yet of Milton's major prose works.



Inhalt

Note on This Edition and Abbreviations viii Acknowledgements ix List of Illustrations x Chronology xi Introduction xvi MILTON'S PROSE TEXTS 1. Prolusions: 1 Prolusion VI 3 Prolusion VII 13 2. Of Reformation 22 3. The Reason of Church-Government Urg'd against Prelaty (selections) 61 4. An Apology Against a Pamphlet (selections) 92 5. The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce 103 6. Of Education 170 7. Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr. John Milton 181 8. Tetrachordon (selections) 214 9. The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates 243 10. Eikonoklastes (selections) 275 11. A Second Defence of the English People 319 12. A Treatise of Civil Power in Ecclesiastical Causes 377 13. Considerations Touching the Likeliest Means to Remove Hirelings out of the Church 398 14. The Readie and Easie Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth 426 15. Of True Religion, Haeresie, Schism, and Toleration 448 16. Selections from Milton's Private Letters 459 17. De Doctrina Christiana (selections) 470 18. The Life of Mr. John Milton by Edward Phillips 558 Select Bibliography 573

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Produktinformationen

Titel
John Milton Prose
Untertitel
Major Writings on Liberty, Politics, Religion, and Education
Autor
Editor
EAN
9781405129305
ISBN
978-1-4051-2930-5
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Genre
Sonstige Literatur
Anzahl Seiten
606
Gewicht
1062g
Größe
H248mm x B181mm x T26mm
Jahr
2012
Untertitel
Englisch
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