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Author Boss, Valentin.
Title Milton and the rise of Russian satanism / Valentin Boss.
Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Author Boss, Valentin.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Characters -- Devil.
Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Influence.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Russian poetry -- History and criticism.
Devil in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 276 pages) : illustrations, digital file
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index.
Contents Introduction : The Rise of Russian Satanism -- Part I The Satan of the Enlightenment -- Satan and the First Translation of Paradise Lost -- Introducing Milton's Satan to the Common Reader -- Monks and 'Pocket Poets': Publication -- Masonic Devils and the Light Within -- Satan, Pugachev, and the French Revolution -- Part II Satan as Romantic and Marxist Idol -- The Demonic Tradition from Zhukovsky to Pushkin -- Milton's Satan and Lermontov -- Banning and Reviving Satan -- 1917 and After: The Triumph of Milton's Satan -- Satan as Anti-Imperialist -- Conclusion: Prince of Darkness, Prince of Light -- Appendixes -- I Milton's Interest in Russia -- II An English Oration Concerning Milton's Satan from Lermontov's School -- III A Chronological Distribution Table.
ISBN 9781442664654 (electronic bk.)
1442664657 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 779696043
Additional Format Print version: Boss, Valentin. Milton and the Rise of Russian Satanism. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000 9781442612938

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