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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 ...
A political history of the Texas Republic, 1836--1845
The annexation of Texas by the United States brought to a close the nine year period of independent existence which the Republic of Texas had enjoyed. During this short era, which began in 1836 and reached its conclusion ...
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 ...
Le realisme de Stendahl