The Resource Milton : a Study in Ideology and Form

Milton : a Study in Ideology and Form

Label
Milton : a Study in Ideology and Form
Title
Milton
Title remainder
a Study in Ideology and Form
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1986, this title critiques the canonical view of Milton as an isolated Great Man, and reassesses the impact of the Puritan Revolution on two of his major works: the Areopagitica and Paradise Lost. The study focuses on the emergence of a discreet ethical framework of thought within the dominant theological code of these two works, arguing that this framework - integral to Protestantism - is also crucial to the construction of subjectivity under capitalism. Through an analysis of the rhetorical strategies of the Areopagitica and the generic composition
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
821/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3592.P8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
Milton : a Study in Ideology and Form
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-235) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page ; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: reformation and ideological transition; Part I Revolution in a pamphlet; 2 Areopagitica: rhetoric, ethics, and the dislocation of the subject; Disruptive heresy: Milton's soulful books as monistic figures; Wider horizons: the Imaginary and emergent capitalism; Milton's politics of the moment: the temperate return of reformation; Part II The subject and primary reification; 3 Possessive individualism, genre, and ethics
  • Part III The epic of emergent capitalism: a generic construction of Paradise Lost4 God: epic, hexameron, and predestinary theology; Politics and the epic; The epic as gesture; Predestination; Milton's notion of Godly narrative; Hexameral structure; God; Epic hexameral: the counterplot; 5 Satan, epic, and allegorical tragedy: predestinary ethos as desire; Satan and evil; Satan as epic symbol; The neutrality of Satanic gesture; Satanic drama; Satan as monist; 6 Garden and fall: predestination as metaphysical lack; The narrative logic of paradise; Paradisal amplification: paradise as utopia
  • Theology versus ethics: the ideology of the prohibition narrativeThe ethical psychology of creation; The fall; Conclusion; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn886110751
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138800922
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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634398
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34588607
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110751
  • ebl1315755203

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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