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Author Shawcross, John T.
Title John Milton : the self and the world / John T. Shawcross.
Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1993.

Author Shawcross, John T.
Series Studies in the English Renaissance
Studies in the English Renaissance.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Psychology.
Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Psychology.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- England.
Poetry -- Psychological aspects.
Self in literature.
Description 1 online resource (358 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This biography combines the traditional chronological narrative with a technique akin to that of fiction, "a mixture of times and a triggering of remembreances." It examines two current concerns, gender attitudes and political ideologies, ranging Milton's work against the self he exhibits.
Contents The roots of being: some problems in Milton's biography -- A biographical and literary overview to 1645 -- The lady of Christ's -- Decision to become a poet -- Preparations -- The left hand and the great purpose -- Education as means -- Covenant: sacred and profaned -- Moves toward the great purpose -- A biographical and literary overview to 1674 -- Interferences of the self -- The personal world: man and woman -- Further interferences of the self -- The political dimension -- The religious precept -- The Bible -- Milton and 1674 -- Appendix A: The commonplace book -- Appendix B: Languages in the commonplace book -- Appendix C: Dating of the plans.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 0813170141 (electronic bk.)
9780813170145 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 48138242
Additional Format Print version: Shawcross, John T. John Milton. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1993 0813118085 (DLC) 92022037 (OCoLC)26128032

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