John Milton – the poet as god

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McLaren, John (1980) John Milton – the poet as god. Critical review (Melbourne). ISSN 0070-1548

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Contains a review of John Milton’s dramatic poem Paradise Lost. Milton has determined to write an epic poem which will embody his understanding of the meaning of the whole of human existence. A great deal of twentieth century criticism of Milton's Paradise Lost revolves around the feeling that the poet has failed in his self-appointed task of justifying God's ways to men. Much of this criticism, however, seems to neglect the enormity of Milton's undertaking.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17370
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Current > Collections > McLaren Papers
Keywords English literature, 17th century, epic poetry, church, religion, renaissance, MCLAREN-BOXB18-DOC3
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