The diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies is brought alive in this stimulating Companion. * Winner of the Milton Society of Americaa s Irene Samuels Book Award in 2002. * Invites readers to explore and enjoy Miltona s rich and fascinating work. * Comprises 29 fresh and powerful readings of Miltona s texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar. * Looks at literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, other relevant contemporary texts and responses to Milton over time. * Devotes a whole chapter to each major poem, and four to Paradise Lost. * Conveys the excitement of recent developments in the field.
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Author Biography - Thomas N. Corns
Thomas N. Corns is a Professor of English at the University of Wales, Bangor. His many publications include Miltona s Language (Blackwell, 1990), Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640--1660 (1992), and Regaining Paradise Lost (1994). He is also the editor of The Royal Image: Representations of Charles I (1999).