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Satan's poetry : fallenness and poetic tradition in Paradise lost / Danielle A. St. Hilaire.

Author/Creator:
St. Hilaire, Danielle A.
Other Title:
Fallenness and poetic tradition in Paradise lost
Publication:
Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c2012.
Series:
Medieval and Renaissance literary studies
Medieval & Renaissance literary studies
Format/Description:
Book
x, 246 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Devil in literature.
Summary:
"Readers of Paradise Lost have long been struck by two prominent aspects of the poem: its compelling depiction of Satan and its deep engagement with its literary tradition. Satan's Poetry brings these two issues together to respond to the resurgent interest in Milton's Satan by examining the origins of conflict and ambiguity in Paradise Lost"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Satan and the poetics of creation
Fallen language and Paradise lost's allusions
The particular, the new, and the tradition
Justifying the ways of God to men.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-240) and index.
ISBN:
9780820704562 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0820704563 (cloth : acid-free paper)
OCLC:
794838500
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