TITLE

Miltonic Marriage and the Challenge to History in Paradise Lost

AUTHOR(S)
Mikics, David
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Spring2004, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
The article offers criticism of the epic poem "Paradise Lost," by the English poet John Milton. The author looks at the character of Eve and the dream sequence in the poem. The article also discusses how Milton represents the images of Edenic marriage and the differences between husband and wife in his poem.
ACCESSION #
12624667

 

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