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Milton and Ecology

Milton and Ecology

by Ken Hiltner
     
 

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Ken Hiltner explores the ideological basis of our current environmental crisis by engaging literary, theoretical, and historic approaches. Focusing on Milton's rejection of dualistic theology, metaphysical philosophy, and early-modern subjectivism, Hiltner argues that he anticipated certain essential modern ecological arguments. This study considers how Milton not

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Ken Hiltner explores the ideological basis of our current environmental crisis by engaging literary, theoretical, and historic approaches. Focusing on Milton's rejection of dualistic theology, metaphysical philosophy, and early-modern subjectivism, Hiltner argues that he anticipated certain essential modern ecological arguments. This study considers how Milton not only sought to tell the story of how Paradise on earth was lost through Humanity's folly, but also how it might be regained.

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"...bold and wonderfully suggestive." John Bienz, Mount Union College, Renaissance Quarterly

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ISBN-13:
9780521123747
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/07/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ken Hiltner has published widely on Milton. His articles have been published in Milton Studies, Milton Quarterly, and English Language Notes.

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