Milton's brief epic; the genre, meaning, and art of Paradise regained.

Providence, Brown University Press, 1966.

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Subjects Bible -- In literature.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern.
Epic poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, English.
Jesus Christ -- In literature.
Jesus Christ.
Literary form -- History -- 17th century.
Literary form.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise regained.
Milton, John. Paradise regained.
Paradise regained (Milton, John)
Series Brown University bicentennial publication.
Description xii, 436 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 359-415).
Also issued online.
Contents pt. 1. The genre. The problem of the genre ; Job as epic : the exegetical and literary tradition ; The brief biblical epic : medieval and humanist forms ; The brief biblical epic : neoclassical influences ; The brief biblical epic, the Jobean model, and Paradise regained -- part 2. Theme and dramatic action. The induction and its terms : the problem of Christ's nature ; The induction and its terms : the problem of Christ's mission ; The bread-banquet sequence : personal faith and prophetic office ; The banquet-wealth-glory sequence : kingship over the self ; Israel, Parthia, and Rome : the kingly office ; Athens : learning, kingship, and prophecy ; The storm-tower sequence -- part 3. The art of the poem. Some aspects of narrative method, structure, and style.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711727
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer, 1931-
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