TITLE

MILTON AND SHAKESPEARE: THE FIRST SONNET ON BLINDNESS IN RELATION TO A SPEECH FROM TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

AUTHOR(S)
Forker, Charles R.
PUB. DATE
March 1974
SOURCE
English Language Notes;Mar74, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p188
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem" "On Shakespear," by seventeenth-century English poet John Milton. It is discussed in light of the theme of blindness and its connections to a speech from the drama "Troilus and Cressida," by English playwright William Shakespeare. Topics include the blindness experienced by Milton, images of heaven in poetry, and Milton's use of imagery, thought, and rhythm.
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32657358

 

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