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"In whom to lay the pattern of a Christian hero": Milton and the Elizabethan tradition of Christian learning
As Spenser said of Sir Calidore's quest for the Blatant Beast, the conclusion of this dissertation must remind the reader that the course of the discussion "is often stayd, yet never is astray." This study of Milton's ...
A study of Satan and the politics of Hell in Paradise Lost
The purpose of this study is to examine the political treatment of the fallen angels in Paradise Lost and, as far as possible, to relate the ideas and attitudes expressed in the epic to those found in Milton's prose tracts. ...
The dramatic work of David Mallet
In this study of Mallett's dramatic work, I have relied heavily on four collections of letters: the correspondence found in the first two volumes of Aaron Hill's Works (1753), George Sherburn's Correspondence of Alexander ...
The possibility of form: A study of the prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt
The prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt has, according to undisputed scholarly opinion, lately become a controversial subject. Since any addition to the controversy would be impertinent and a total resolution impossible, this study ...
The synthesis of Hebraism and Hellenism in Milton's "Samson Agonistes"
This dissertation began as a colloquium paper on "Hebraism and Hellenism in Milton's Samson Agonistes." The question was raised, "Well, just how much Hellenism and how much Hebraism did you find in Samson Agonistes?" The ...