Prose: John Milton: Twentieth Century Perspectives, Volume Three


First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415940498
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/2/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume Introduction
The Structure of Milton's Prose 2
The Civic Hero in Milton's Prose 3
Religious Liberty
"Decorum" and the Style of Milton's Antiprelatical Tracts 63
Iconoclasm and Self-Definition in Milton's Of Reformation 77
Reasons that Imply Themselves: Imagery, Argument, and the Reader in Milton's Reason of Church Government 91
Domestic Liberty
Milton's Divorce Tracts and the Law of Marriage 111
Coupling Logic and Milton's Doctrine of Divorce 131
The Spur of Self-Concernment: Milton in His Divorce Tracts 148
Political Liberty
Milton's Areopagitica: Liberty for the Sects 171
"To the Unknown God": St. Paul and Athens in Milton's Areopagitica 203
"Casting Down Imaginations": Milton as Iconoclast 213
The Style and Structure of Milton's Readie and Easie Way 231
Milton's Of Education 251
"To Repair the Ruins of Our First Parents": Of Education and Fallen Adam" 269
Milton's Accedence Commenc't Grammar and the "Deconstruction of Grammatical Tyrrany" 285
The History of Britain and its Restoration Audience 303
Latin Tracts
The Provenance of the Christian Doctrine 319
Milton's Christian Doctrine 333
A Second Defence: Milton's Critique of Cromwell? 345
Acknowledgments 363
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