Approaches to Teaching Milton s Paradise Lost

Written By Peter C. Herman
Approaches to Teaching Milton s Paradise Lost
  • Publsiher : Modern Language Association
  • Release : 01 December 2012
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Download or read book entitled Approaches to Teaching Milton s Paradise Lost by author: Peter C. Herman which was release on 01 December 2012 and published by Modern Language Association with total page pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This second edition of Approaches to Teaching Milton's Paradise Lost addresses Milton in the light of the digital age, new critical approaches to his poem, and his continued presence in contemporary culture. It aims to help instructors enliven the teaching of Paradise Lost and address the challenges presented to students by the poem-- the early modern syntax and vocabulary, the political and theological contexts, and the abounding classical references. The first part of the volume, "Materials," evaluates the many available editions of the poem, points to relevant reference works, recommends additional reading, and outlines useful audiovisual and online aids for teaching Milton's epic poem. The essays in the second part, "Approaches," are grouped by several themes: literary and historical contexts, characters, poetics, critical approaches, classrooms, and performance. The essays cover epic conventions and literary and biblical allusions, new approaches such as ecocriticism and masculinity studies, and reading Milton on the Web, among other topics.

Approaches to Teaching Milton s Paradise Lost

Approaches to Teaching Milton s Paradise Lost
  • Author : Peter C. Herman
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2012-12-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : This second edition of Approaches to Teaching Milton's Paradise Lost addresses Milton in the light of the digital age, new critical approaches to his poem, and his continued presence in contemporary culture. It aims to help instructors enliven the teaching of Paradise Lost and address the challenges presented to students ...

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Reading the Classics and Paradise Lost
  • Author : William Malin Porter
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Milton?s early commentators?Henry Todd, Thomas Newton, Joseph Addison, and others?not only knew their classics well, they took them seriously as models of literary excellence and repositories of values. In the twentieth century, however, the classics have become mere ?background.? As a consequence, William M. Porter argues, not ...

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Milton s Places of Hope
  • Author : Mary C. Fenton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : In early modern culture and in Milton's poetry and prose, this book argues, the concept of hope is intrinsically connected with place and land. Mary Fenton analyzes how Milton sees hope as bound both to the spiritual and the material, the internal self and the external world. Hope, as Fenton ...

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  • Author : Ann M. Taylor
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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  • Author : Emma Depledge,John S. Garrison,Marissa Nicosia
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-04
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : This volume consists of fourteen original essays that showcase the latest thinking about John Milton's emergence as a popular and canonical author. Contributors consider how Milton positioned himself in relation to the book trade, contemporaneous thinkers, and intellectual movements, as well as how his works have been positioned since their ...

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  • Author : Clare L. Spark
  • Publisher : Kent State University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 730
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Summary : This highly acclaimed and provocative interdisciplinary study of the development of institutional censorship explores the complexities of 20th-century American cultural politics through the protagonists of the Melville Revival. Spark addresses the distinction between the radical and conservative Enlightenment and makes her way through Melville's often confusing and contradictory texts, examining ...

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1883
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : David Currell,Islam Issa
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-23
  • Total pages : 271
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Digital Milton is the first volume to investigate John Milton in terms of our digital present. It explores the digital environments Milton now inhabits as well as the diverse digital methods that inform how we read, teach, edit, and analyze his works. Some chapters use innovative techniques, such as processing ...

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  • Author : Kenneth K. Brandt,Jeanne Campbell Reesman
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : A prolific and enduringly popular author--and an icon of American fiction--Jack London is a rewarding choice for inclusion in classrooms from middle school to graduate programs. London's biography and the role played by celebrity have garnered considerable attention, but the breadth of his personal experiences and political views and the ...

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  • Author : Michael C. Finke,Michael Holquist
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2016-02-01
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Chekhov's works are unflinching in the face of human frailty. With their emphasis on the dignity and value of individuals during unique moments, they help us better understand how to exist with others when we are fundamentally alone. Written in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century, when the ...

Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding

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  • Author : Jennifer Preston Wilson,Elizabeth Kraft
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : The works of Henry Fielding, though written nearly three hundred years ago, retain their sense of comedy and innovation in the face of tradition, and they easily engage the twenty-first-century student with many aspects of eighteenth-century life: travel, inns, masquerades, political and religious factions, the '45, prisons and the legal ...

Approaches to Teaching the Works of John Dryden

Approaches to Teaching the Works of John Dryden
  • Author : Jayne Lewis,Lisa Zunshine
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2013-12-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Which John Dryden should be brought into the twenty-first-century college classroom? The rehabilitator of the ancients? The first of the moderns? The ambivalent laureate? The sidelined convert to Rome? The literary theorist? The translator? The playwright? The poet? This volume in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature addresses ...

Approaches to Teaching the Plays of August Wilson

Approaches to Teaching the Plays of August Wilson
  • Author : Sandra G. Shannon,Sandra L. Richards
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2016-06-01
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : The award-winning playwright August Wilson used drama as a medium to write a history of twentieth-century America through the perspectives of its black citizenry. In the plays of his Pittsburgh Cycle, including the Pulitzer Prizeâ€"winning Fences and The Piano Lesson, Wilson mixes African spirituality with the realism of the ...

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

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  • Author : Caroline McCracken-Flesher
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2012-12-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Although Robert Louis Stevenson was a late Victorian, his work--especially Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde--still circulates energetically and internationally among popular and academic audiences and among young and old. Admired by Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jorge Luis Borges, Stevenson’s fiction crosses ...

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  • Author : Oliver Lovesey
  • Publisher : Modern Language Association
  • Release Date : 2012-12-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603291636
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Summary : Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is one of the most important and celebrated authors of postindependence Africa as well as a groundbreaking postcolonial theorist. His work, written first in English, then in Gĩkũyũ, engages with the transformations of his native Kenya after what is often termed the Mau Mau ...