Spenser, Milton, and the Redemption of the Epic Hero

Spenser, Milton, and the Redemption of the Epic Hero

by Christopher Bond


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611494655
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Christopher Bond was an A. Bartlett Giamatti Fellow. Bond has taught English literature at Yale and law at City University, London. He now practices at the commercial bar in London.

Table of Contents

1 Note on References 2 Introduction Chapter 3 One: The Two Heroes of Epic Chapter 4 Two: The Transformation of Epic Heroism in the Italian Renaissance Chapter 5 Three: The Legend of Holiness and the Fall of Man Chapter 6 Four: The Salvation of Adam and the Redcrosse Knight Chapter 7 Five: Spenser's Arthur: The Education of a Christian Prince Chapter 8 Six: The Evolving Perfection of Milton's Christ 9 Epilogue:The Two Heroes of Wordsworth's Prelude 10 List of Works Cited

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