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Scholarly Milton

Thomas Festa and Kevin J. Donovan


A collection of original and previously unpublished essays concerned with the function of scholarship in both the invention and the reception of Milton’s writings in poetry and prose. Following the editors’ introduction to the collection, the eleven essays examine the nature of Milton’s own formidable scholarship and its implications for his prose and poetry–“scholarly Milton” the writer–as well as subsequent scholars’ historical and theoretical framing of Milton studies as an object of scholarly attention–“scholarly Milton” as at first an emergent and later an established academic discipline. ... More

Keywords: Milton, Literature, Scholarship, Reception, Ethics, Education, Humanism, Editing, Trivium

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781942954811
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781942954811.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Festa, editor

Kevin J. Donovan, editor

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