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The modernity of Milton

Martin Alfred Larson

The modernity of Milton

a theological and philosophical interpretation

by Martin Alfred Larson

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Religion.,
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Philosophy.,
  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 17th century.,
  • Philosophy, English -- 17th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Martin A. Larson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3588 .L3 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544586M
    ISBN 100848215680
    LC Control Number77012131
    OCLC/WorldCa3240636

    Although Milton participates in the formation of discourses of sexuality, labour and the nature of reason which come to be normative, neither Milton's texts nor modernity more generally can be understood without also accepting the dynamism inherent in the belief in individual freedom.   9 For example, Origen was a Father of the third century, not the second (); Milton's Latin defences of the republic did receive widespread European circulation, but this was not true of the Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, written for a British audience (); Roger Williams is perhaps best described as a “Seeker” rather than a Baptist by the time he .

    Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".Some commentators consider the era of modernity to have ended by . Enlightenment of the eighteenth century. Gordon Teskey’s book-study of Milton’s later poetry, titled Delirious Milton, might be the most compelling recent study of Milton’s modernity. Teskey aligns Milton’s modernity with the sense that “ the author begins toAuthor: Jonathan Coleman Williams.

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I started reading Teskey’s book Delirious Milton: The Fate of the Poet in Modernity mostly to find out what he had in mind by characterizing Milton as delirious. With an abundance of erudition, Teskey discusses the blind Milton’s three heroic poems: Paradise Lost (pages ), Paradise Regained (pages ), and Samson Agonistes (pages Cited by: Although Milton participates in the formation of discourses of sexuality, labour and the nature of reason which come to be normative, neither Milton's texts nor modernity more generally can be understood without also accepting the dynamism inherent in the belief in individual : Hardcover.

The argument of Delirious Milton is that Milton's creative power is drawn from a rift at the center of his consciousness over the question of creation itself. This rift forces the poet to oscillate deliriously between two incompatible perspectives, at once affirming and denying the presence of spirit in what he creates.

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This book surveys selected modern theories of myth from philosophy, religion, anthropology, sociology, and psychoanalysis to demonstrate a common commitment to a dualistic ontology and/or epistemology.

With help from the work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Michael Polanyi, the author proposes a Price: $ Modernity, the self-definition of a generation about its own technological innovation, governance, and socioeconomics.

To participate in modernity was to conceive of one’s society as engaging in organizational and knowledge advances that make one’s immediate predecessors appear antiquated or, at. Lee Morrissey is professor and chair of English at Clemson University and author of From the Temple to the Castle: An Architectural History of English Literature, – () and The Constitution of Literature ().

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