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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 ...
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 ...
The visual arts in Milton's poetry
Milton's observation of the visual arts, as implied in his poetry, is far more considerable than has heretofore been thought. The close relationship of literature and art in his age and his extensive reading argue that he ...
The travel-writing of Henry James
There has been no single study of the travel writings of Henry James; indeed there has been only scant mention of these significant literary works. Marie-Reine Garnier has made effective use of them in discussing James's ...