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New Companion to Milton (Hardcover)

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A New Companion To Milton

"A New Companion to Milton -- a revised, updated, and enlarged edition of the outstanding first Blackwell's Companion --- will prove indispensable for all students and scholars of Milton and his works. The range of essays is formidable, and the new section on Milton's global impact is particularly welcome."

Karen Edwards, University of Exeter

"A New Companion to Milton updates the award-winning Blackwell Companion from 2001 by providing revisions of all but one of its original essays and by supplementing them with nine new essays on subjects ranging from Milton's sonnets and Latinity to his epic precursors and global reach. Particularly noteworthy are reports on the poet's afterlife in the Arabic-speaking world, Spanish-speaking America, China, India, Korea, and Japan."

Edward Jones, The Milton Quarterly

"The first edition of A Companion to Milton has long been an invaluable resource for students of Milton, and, after 15 years, the expansion and reworking of the essays brings scholarship and critical thinking up to date. Thomas Corns has once again done a splendid job of assembling a team of scholars who can write accessibly and engagingly about Milton."

Gordon Campbell, University of Leicester

A New Companion to Milton builds on the critically acclaimed original, bringing alive the diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies, while reflecting the very latest advances In research in the field. Tire Companion explores literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, Individual Milton texts, and relevant contemporary texts and responses to Milton over time.

Extensively revised and updated to reflect the most recent research, this new edition also conveys the excitement of recent developments through the addition of eight original essays, each of winch engages closely with Milton's poetic oeuvre. It now includes a new section exploring Milton's global impact in China, India, Japan, Korea, in Spanish-speaking America, and the Arabic-speaking world, along with a chronology that sets Milton's life and work in the context of his age. The result is a thoroughly wide-ranging Companion that offers a balance between critical readings and historical and cultural context.
Edition: New
Number of Pages: 651
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Poetry
Series Title: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2016
TCIN: 51054430
UPC: 9781118827826
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-1341
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