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Milton and his England, by Don M. Wolfe.

Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1971.
ISBN 0691062005

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Subjects Bildband.
England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Biography.
Great Britain.
Intellectual life.
Milton John -- Bildband.
Milton John -- Zeithintergrund -- Bildband.
Milton John.
Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Homes and haunts -- England.
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Milton, John.
Poets, English -- Homes and haunts -- England.
Poets, English -- Homes and haunts.
Description 1 volumes (unpaged) illustrations 29 cm.
Copyright Date 1971.
Contents 1. Portraits of Milton -- Milton as a boy of ten -- Milton at twenty-one -- The Faithorne portrait -- The Princeton portrait -- 2. Boyhood years in London -- The Bread Street neighborhood -- Milton's father -- Milton at St. Paul's School -- Schoolmasters at St. Paul's: The two Gills -- Alexander Gill the younger
10. Milton in the restoration -- Milton wanted by the king -- Milton arrested and jailed -- How did Milton escape? -- The "incomparable Lady Ranelagh" -- Abuse of commonwealth heroes -- Hugh Peters on the scaffold -- The execution of Sir Henry Vane -- The plague in London: 1665 -- Milton at Chalfont St. Giles -- Friends in the Jordan Churchyard -- Milton completes Paradise Lost -- Milton and Raphael's Adam and Eve -- Milton and the Tawny Lion -- The creation of Eve -- Adam and Eve expelled from Paradise -- The Great Fire of London: 1666 -- The publication of Paradise Lost -- The reception of Paradise Lost -- The publication of Paradise Regained and Samson -- The last months of Milton's life.
3. Milton at Cambridge -- First months at Christ's College -- The plan of Christ's College -- At Christ's: The circle of Milton's day -- Milton in the public schools -- Milton and Diodati: Spring, 1626 -- Milton defends his manhood -- Milton in love: May, 1628 -- Street cries of London -- On the morning of Christ's nativity -- The plague in Cambridge: 1630 -- The death of Hobson the carrier -- Milton on Shakespeare: 1632
4. The years at Horton: 1632-1638 -- The Commonplace Book -- Arcades at Harefield -- The Masque of Comus: September 29, 1634 -- Death of Milton's mother -- The sad occasion of "Lycidas" -- 5. A continental tour: 1638-1639 -- With Grotius in Paris -- Milton reaches Florence -- Friendships in Florence: The academies -- What did Milton see in Florence? -- Milton visits Galileo -- Milton in Rome -- Milton and Roman music: Leonora Baroni -- In Naples: Milton and Manso -- Milton and Marini -- Milton and the Phlegraean Fields -- Milton retraces his steps: A second visit to Florence -- To Bologna and Ferrara -- Milton in Venice -- Milton's stay at Geneva: The return to London -- Schoolmaster at St. Bride's Churchyard
6. Milton as revolutionary: Prelude to Civil War -- Milton against the prelates -- Milton and John Rous -- Puritan leaders granted liberty -- Cromwell's speech for Lilburne -- John Lilburne whipped in Fleet Street -- Unanimous proceedings against Laud -- The bishops under fire -- The fall of Strafford -- Strafford on the scaffold -- Abortive arrest of the five members -- The cross at cheapside: Target of fanaticism -- Flight of the great seal -- A divided nation: The drift toward war -- The opposing armies: Courage and fanaticism -- The death of Falkland -- Why did Milton not enlist? -- Milton's sudden marriage -- Reconciliation with Mary Powell: Later marriages -- Milton among the heretics -- Comenius in England -- Milton on educational reform
7. The first civil war -- Cromwell at Marston Moor -- Rising secular tones: The Areopagitica -- Execution of Archbishop Laud -- The Battle of Naseby -- Sectarians in the new model -- The damnable tenets of tradesmen -- Cromwell writes to Lenthall -- The flight of the king -- The King's forts and cities surrender -- Poems of Mr. John Milton -- 1645 -- Joyce's arrest of the king -- An agreement of the people -- Cromwell suppresses a mutiny -- Charles rejects the Four Bills
8. The second civil war: Milton and King Charles -- Royalist sentiment still pervasive -- A momentous prayer meeting -- England for the king -- The Battle of Preston -- Pride's purge -- A constitutional revolution -- The trial of Charles I -- Execution of the king -- Milton writes The Tenure -- Milton as Latin secretary -- Milton's reply to the Great Salmasius -- The Battle of Dunbar -- The Battle of Worcester -- Milton and Mercurius Politicus -- Milton's growing renown -- Milton in total darkness
9. Milton under the protectorate -- Dissolution of the Rump -- Milton's Second Defense -- Milton on the Vaudois Massacres -- The death of Cromwell -- Dilemma of Richard Cromwell -- Bridget Cromwell -- For the good old cause: Milton's last stand
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)219921
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wolfe, Don Marion, 1902-
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